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Talk on "A Journey to Islam" by Ms Kristiane Backer

A talk  was arranged by the Humanities Department on the instructions  of Dean, faculty of Business Administration, Dr Qaiser Abbas, on the  topic ?A Journey to Islam? by Ms Kristiane Backer, TV presenter,  journalist and author of-From MTV to Mecca.

Ms. Kristiane is a Global Ambassador for the Exploring Islam  Foundation and was the leading face of the  media campaign. She is also an ambassador for the Progressive Muslims  Forum and a patron of ?Faith Matters?anti- Islamophobia Campaign  TellMama.

Ms Backer talked about her spiritual journey to Islam. The audience  shared Kristiane?s highs and lows as she adopted Islam; from the  difficulties of finding love, to embracing Islamic practices in  day-to-day life, to dealing with prejudices, misconceptions and  professional struggles. She spoke with startling honesty of what it  truly means to be a practicing Muslim in Western society. She also  signed her book ?From MTV to Mecca? for the audience at the end of the  talk.

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