Ramadan in the Workplace: Legal Issues

Iftar dinner and program.

Date & Time:

Saturday, April 9, 2022
6:40 PM - 9:30 PM



Schulze Grand Atrium

Join Campus Ministry and the School of Law for an Iftar Dinner and program...

Ramadan in the Workplace: Legal Issues
Saturday, April 9
Schulze Grand Atrium

All are welcome.


Maher Mahmood

Maher graduated from the University of Minnesota Law School. Maher held several leadership roles during law school, including two years as a Student Director, a member of the University of Minnesota Diversity Committee, and led various events as the President of the Muslim Law Student Association. She is also involved with the local community organizations such as CAIR-MN, RISE, IRG, and ETCIC. Currently, Maher worked as a Assistant County Attorney for the Hennepin County Attorney's Office. Now, she works as a staff attorney at a nonprofit in DC.

Jaylani Hussein

Jaylani Hussein is currently the executive director of the Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-MN). He specializes in the areas of urban planning, community development, youth development (with over 8 years experience in working in juvenile treatment centers for court adjudicated youth), legal and civil rights.

Hussein has been active with various community organizations in Minnesota. Hussein received the 2015 the Minnesota Council of Nonprofits (MCN) annual "Visionary Leader” Award. In 2018, Jaylani was named by Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal’s 2018 40 Under 40 list of among the emerging business and community leaders. 2019 Jaylani was appointed to One Minnesota Transition Advisory Board for Governor-elect Tim Walz and Lieutenant Governor-elect Peggy Flanagan.


  • 6:40 p.m. Doors open for socializing
  • 7 p.m. Program Begins
  • 7:52 p.m. Sunset & breaking of the Fast
  • 8:30 p.m. Iftar Dinner
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