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Details of the “Muppies” event that was sponsored by Amana.
Muslim Finance Professional Association
The MFPA (Muslim Finance Professionals Association of New York) has decided to become a part of the broader national network of Muslim Urban Professionals (Muppies). This is a natural progression for the MFPA given the inherent synergies and overlap in objectives of both organizations.
Looks like they have chapters in NY, Dallas, Chicago, SF, Houston, London & Dubai.
Events for: March 2008
Introduction to Islamic Finance, Irving Masjid, Dallas, TX
Date: Saturday, March 15, 2008
Title: Introduction to Islamic Finance, Irving Masjid, Dallas, TX
Description: Monem Salam of Amana Mutual Funds will lead a workshop on key topics within Islamic Finance, providing an in-depth look at Islamic investment options, the basics of Islamic home and car financing, as well as estate planning.  Come to learn how you can manage and grow your money in a shariah-compliant manner.  This is an open session to people of all ages and backgrounds – no prerequisite knowledge of finance is required.
About the instructor:  Monem Salam is Director and Vice President of Islamic Investing at Saturna Capital and helps manage the Amana Mutual Fund.  Monem holds an MBA and and has held positions with ITG & Associates and Morgan Stanley.  Monem has spoken at more than 300 Islamic Communities on topics relevant to the Muslim Community, including Islamic finance. 
Attendance is free of charge, and lunch will be provided!  One of the goals of this event is to help Muslim professionals in the DFW area to network with each other and build a stronger community.  Come to learn about this important subject and also to connect with Muslims from a variety of professional backgrounds.
If you plan to attend, please RSVP the following information to [email protected]
– Name
– Profession
– Educational background
– Your interest in the topic
Times: 11:00AM – 4:00PM
Muppies – Islamic FinanceSaturday March 15th, 11AM – 3PM

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