Mona Ives is an American-born Muslim woman of Egyptian descent. After starting a major in International Relations at Boston University, Mrs. Ives traveled to Pakistan where she studied Islamic Theology with a specialization in Comparative Religion, at the International Islamic University. Mona now focuses her efforts on educating the public about Islam, de-mystifying it, and clarifying misconceptions.
She organizes and participates in a number of interfaith and outreach activities in the Worcester Community and is an instructor at WISE (Worcester Institute for Senior Education). She also conducts free seminars on Islam at schools, libraries, churches, and other religious institutions. A very important part of her life is charity work, with a special focus on assisting refugees re-settling in America.
Ms. Ives will concentrate on the basic tenets of Islam: the 6 articles of faith, the 5 pillars of practice, and moral values. No Registration required.