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Throughout the ages, from the earliest days of Islam to contemporary times today, Muslim women have been and continue to be active leaders in their communities and countries across the world. This directory is a growing archive of leading Muslim women scholars, activists, writers, politicians, artists, religious and spiritual leaders, civil society leaders and more. Please contribute to this archive by suggesting Muslim women to be featured through our recommendation form.

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Ndeye Andujar

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Known For: Co-founder and Vice-President, Junta Islamica Catalana
Country: Spain

About

Ndeye Andujar is Junta Islamica’s (Islamic Board) Director of the Department of Education and Training. She has been a co-organizer of the International Congress on Islamic Feminism. She is also a member of international networks like the Women’s Islamic Initiative in Spirituality and Equality (WISE) and Muslim Leaders of Tomorrow (MLT).

Ms. Andujar is the coordinator and lecturer at Camilo Jose Cela University in Spain. She has also taught Spanish in France and Senegal. Ms. Andujar has a BA in General Linguistics and post-graduate teaching certificates from the University of Barcelona and IUMF in Paris, France. Moreover, she is finishing her PhD in Foreign Language and Literature from UNED (the National University for Distance Learning). Ms. Andujar has co-authored several books and articles on Islamic Feminism. She was one of the ten finalists announced for the European Muslim Woman of Influence Award in 2010.

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