A CONVERSATION WITH FARKHANDA CHAUDHRY (MBE), International Woman of the Year 2005, Switzerland.
Speaking on Religious Diversity and a Culture of Peace
Date: Monday 5TH October 2015- (This is a Public Holiday)
4-6PM 80 BOUNDARY RD. BARDON
Bus 475, Stop 17 and Great Circle Bus Stuartholme stop
Farkhanda Chaudhry, is of Pakistani heritage, her family moving to Scotland when she was a girl.
She was the first Muslim woman Magistrate in Scotland and has served in this capacity for 20 years.
She has been active in the creation of many community groups, including: the Muslim Council of Scotland, Interfaith Scotland, and BEMIS; all strategic working groups on equality, faith and belief.
In her capacity as a consultant, she designs and delivers training, capacity building, project management and research at a local, national and international level.
In 2005, Farkhanda was awarded the “Woman of The Year Award”, by the University of Peace & Culture, Lugano, Switzerland.
She is a mother of five children and grandmother of three.
The discussion will increase our understanding of the issues related to religious diversity and developing a culture of peace.
Light REFRESHMENT from 3.30PM
RSVP: Anglicare: 1300 114 397 and Salome Swan: SSwan