12TH ANNUAL ISNA EDUCATION FORUM
Chicago’s own IQRA’ International Educational Foundation held a major presence at this year’s conference, being one of the leading champions of Islamic education in the world today. IQRA’ has played a leading role in the development of Islamic religious textbooks and educational programs for over a quarter of a century. Read More
12th Annual ISNA Education Forum 2011
April 22 – 24, 2011
Westin O’Hare Hotel
6100 N. River Road, Rosemont, IL 60018
IQRA’ is participating in ISNA Education Forum! Our Director Curriculum & Instructions, Dr Tasneema Ghazi, will be giving a full session at the forum. If you would like to have a meeting with Dr Tasneema Ghazi over the coming Forum weekend you may email her at firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule an appointment.
We will also have booths at the forum. Our Booth numbers are 21, 22, 23. Please view Forum’s floor map below for location of booths. Read More
IQRA’ International Educational Foundation was pleased to host visitors from the relief organization Helping Hand USA on Sunday, March 27th. The Helping Hand USA team had gathered in Chicago over the weekend for their annual organization assembly.
The visitors began to arrive at 5:30 in the evening and they were greeted by IQRA’s executive director, the esteemed Dr. Abidullah Ghazi. Following a brief tour of the IQRA’ facilities Dr. Ghazi shared IQRA’s vision and mission of worldwide Islamic Education with the guests. He also briefed them on the progress of IQRA’s current projects, which include a revamping of the entire program of Islamic education as well as online development and outreach. Dr. Ghazi discussed the common challenges that both Helping Hand USA and IQRA’ share, including the need for more financial support and involvement from the community.Read More
DR. MUHAMMAD ABDUL WAHEED FAKHRI
A Founding member of IQRA’
International Educational Foundation
We at IQRA’ are deeply sadden to have lost today, February 22, 2011, one of our founding figures, Dr. Muhammad Abdul Waheed Fakhri. Dr. Fakhri was born into a religiously observant family from Jalandhar, East Punjab. He received his higher education in Pakistan (Punjab University) and in the USA (University of Michigan), where he combined in his character deep personal piety, professional skill, and excellence of scholarship, traits which he continues to display to the very end of his life. He worked as a professor of curriculum and administration at the Chicago State University, and passed his rich experience to the community without demanding compensation or desiring recognition.Read More