Between 16th and 20th November 2008, Quilliam’s Director Maajid Nawaz participated in the launch of the first European Muslim Professionals Action Network.

 

The European Muslim Professionals’ ‘Action Incubator’ Workshop, which was organized by the Salzburg Global Seminar and the Institute for Strategic Dialogue, took place in the magnificent 18th century castle, Schloss Leopoldskron, located on the outskirts of Salzburg, Austria and brought together a select group of approximately 50 Muslim entrepreneurs and thinkers from across Europe to:

 

1. Launch the European Muslim Professionals Action Network.

 

2. Generate new, innovative business ideas. 

 

The Workshop was divided into five thematic areas: Information and Communications Technology, Media, Communications and Publishing, Policy and Politics, Women’s Empowerment and Professional Networking. Maajid contributed to the Professional Networking thematic group.