What is Being ME?
Being ME – Muslimah Empowered is a conference organized by women for women. This is the first women’s conference in Canada to address the daily lives and challenges facing the Muslim Woman today. Being ME will be held annually dedicated to aspiring leaders around the globe. Being ME offers lectures by prominent speakers and leaders; in-depth workshops on health, society, careers, and other pertinent issues; and an exhibition featuring businesses seeking to create and strengthen their brand awareness.
Our Theme – Qur’an: The Compass to Compassion
Compassion has the power to soften our hearts, guide our speech, compel us to a cause and embolden us to achieve incredible acts of courage and sacrifice. The Qur’an lays out a roadmap for how the Muslimah can lead a life of compassion and mindfulness towards others – from maintaining family ties, forgiving those who wrong us, and overlooking the faults of others to being just to our neighbors, kind to animals and preserving the environment. This year, we explore what it means to live a life in constant mindfulness and mercy, to find the impetus to build bridges and mend relationships, and reach new heights in service towards others. Join us in an exploration of the Qur’an, the compass to cultivating compassion, so that we may purify our hearts, reach our character bests, and build a community rooted in compassion.