MuslimOscars 2021: Golden Minaret Awards & Inaugural Gala
Sat, 16 Jan 2021, 7 to 10 pm Eastern Standard Time (UTC-5)
The Golden Minaret Awards aims to salute over 400 years of Muslim American service to the nation.
The Golden Minaret Awards and Pre-Gala Day of Conversations are set for the weekend of the Presidential Inauguration, Friday and Saturday, January 15-16, 2021 with three virtual shows. We’re expecting 300 special guests including elected officials, diplomats, physicians, business executives, lawyers, educators, students, religious leaders and other professionals. This three-part event series is virtual via the Hopin platform.
The festivities kick off on Friday, January 15, 2021 at 10 am Eastern with a National Town Hall Conversation on Defining the Muslim Political Agenda for 2021-2022. This conversation is expected to feature a panel of national Muslim voices, political leaders, and other professionals. This Pre-Gala Day of Conversations will feature other sessions including:
- Politics Masterclass: How to Get Elected or Appointed to Political Office
- How to Succeed as a Muslim Politician Without Compromising your Soul
- Revolutionary Ideas: Defunding or Ending Police, Is the COVID Vaccine Safe, Plural Marriages
- On the Frontline of the Fight vs. COVID: Health Workers Speak Out
- Revamping US International Relations: Yemen, Palestine, Iran, China/Uighurs, Afghanistan, Libya
- Muslim Startup Shark Tank
- Green Muslims: Using Prophetic Example to Safeguard the Environment
- Challenges, Opportunities for Muslim Lawyers in the Era of COVID, Biden-Harris
- State of Muslim Schools: How do we Help Thrive, Survive Post-COVID
- Social Media Masterclass: Going From 0 to 1 Million Followers
- Balanced Parenting: How to Inspire our Children for Service While Staying Sane
- A Relationship from Jennah: How to Build, Preserve Lasting Muslim Marriage, Friendships
You will get a chance to network with professionals from various industries across the nation!
On the night of January 15 from 7 to 9 pm we will be having a Comedy & Talent Showcase featuring:
- Tributes to Dave Chapelle & Halima Aden
- Comedy Performances
- Muslims Got Talent Showcase
On January 16, 2021 we will be having the Award Show/Gala from 7 to 10 pm Eastern Standard Time (UTC-5). On this night we will be celebrating Muslims who have made a positive impact on society with awards.
Nominate Your Favorite Achievers for the #MuslimOscars: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/X6NNSHV
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