- Iqra Sheikh
Exploring Islam and Islamophobia
(Co-Presenter with Iman Hammad El-Ameen and Warda Kahlot)
The prevalence, frequency and intensity of Islamophobia has increased exponentially Since 911. "Islam and Islamophobia" will discuss the tenets of the faith and the experiences of members of the Muslim community on UTC’s campus and in the wider Chattanooga community. Iman Hammad El-Ameen is a prominent and respected voice in the local Islamic community, and hosts a weekly podcast where he talks about Islam. He will be able to address questions about the Islamic faith and the community’s response to Islamophobia.