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Rethinking Development Partnerships in the Muslim World

Tuesday, November 15, 2016
12:00pm - 1:30pm

Elliott School of International Affairs
Room 505

With a newly elected US administration preparing to take office, the speakers will present their views on how development efforts in the Muslim world can be reconfigured. They will consider how programming could be better aligned with the diversity of religious beliefs and practices in Muslim societies and what development practitioners can do to foster meaningful partnerships with a wide range of stakeholders in the Muslim world.


Shahed Amanullah, Co-Founder, Affinis Labs

Afeefa Syeed, Senior Fellow and Advisory Council Member, Institute for Global Engagement’s Center for Women, Faith & Leadership

Novia Sagita, Co-founder and Managing Director, Planet Indonesia

Moderated by:

Saman Amir, MA student in International Development Studies, GW


Sponsored By:

The International Development Studies Program, the Sigur Center for Asian Studies, and the Institute for Middle East Studies