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The Middle Eastern Studies Program and the Sociology, Anthropology and Criminal Justice Department presents The Green Path: From Polluter to Protector.
Sheikh Abdul Aziz Al Nuaimi member of the Ajman Royal Family of the United Arab Emirates will discuss the need to create alternatives for an environmentally equitable and sustainable planet. Join us for this rare opportunity to be in conversation with world renowned global leader and innovator in environmental protection and sustainability: The Green Sheikh. The talk will be moderated by Leena Odeh, lawyer, consultant and community weaver, with introductions made by Iman Saca, director of the Middle Eastern Studies Program and chair of the Sociology, Anthropology and Criminal Justice Department.
Sheikh Abdul Aziz Al Nuaimi, fondly known as "Green Sheikh," is the Environmental Advisor for Ajman Emirate and the executive President of Al Ihsan Charity Association. Sheikh Abdul Aziz is also the founder of Green Sheikh Academy, who’s vision is to support the creation of infinite possibilities for future generations, while transforming individuals by mentorship in achieving success, fulfillment and greatness. The Green Sheikh has been recognized universally through several awards and Goodwill Ambassadorial causes for many regional and global organizations. He has published eight books related to his philosophy of life for community, environment, human development, leadership and philanthropy.
Lunch will be served at noon, with the event beginning at 12:30 p.m.
This event is co-sponsored by the University of Chicago Center for Middle Eastern Studies’ Talat and Isabell Othman Lecture Series and organized in cooperation with The Arab American Business & Professional Association (ABPA).
Tuesday, September 24, 2019
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