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October 1, 2017 @ 9:45 am - 10:45 am EDT
The Brick Church’s own Laila Al-Askari speaks about the study and influence of the Quran for her Islamic community. Laila Marie Al-Askari is the Director of Administration and Finance at The Brick Presbyterian Church. Ms. Al-Askari has a keen interest in serving the Muslim community. In 2014 the Islamic Center of New York University (ICNYU) awarded Laila the Visionaries Award for her work in co-founding the Islamic Center during her undergraduate years at NYU. In 2017 Laila joined the board of the Muslim Community Network to continue her work on building bridges within our communities. She is a native New Yorker, a graduate of New York University with a BA and MA in Near Eastern Literature and Languages, an MBA in Healthcare Administration from Baruch College/Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, and is a Certified Health Care Executive (CHE).