CEDAR (Connecting European Dynamic Achievers & Role Models) is a pan - European network of Muslim professionals that seeks to generate a culture of success and leadership amongst Europe’s diverse Muslim communities. A key network aim is to empower European Muslim women through providing networking initiatives, opportunities to share experiences and expertise, and seed concrete projects. With an expanding network currently extending across ten Western European countries and consisting of professionals from diverse fields, the CEDAR network is an ideal vehicle for recognizing and increasing the visibility of European Muslim women’s positive efforts and achievements. With an aim to reflect the widest range of European Muslim women’s accomplishments, future European Muslim Women of Influence Lists will seek to draw nominations from all European countries.
The European Muslim Women of Influence List recognizes the achievements of women in a variety of fields. Its main objectives are to:
• diversify mainstream representation of Muslim women in Europe
• increase the visibility of Muslim women in their various roles as active, influential and inspirational members of society
• celebrate, empower and honour Muslim women’s efforts and achievements in a plethora of sectors.