Building upon the excitement generated by the 2006 WISE conference launch, WISE held its second international conference in Kuala Lumpur. Over 200 women from across the world participated in the conference entitled “Muslim Women: Building Institutions, Creating Change.”
The conference was structured around the four WISE modules for creating change: Change through Communication, Change through Interpretation, Change through Collaboration and Change through Action.
The conference facilitated several types of information exchange for participants, including the sharing of best practices; panel discussions; skill-building trainings in such areas as media engagement, running for political office, transformative leadership, cultural consciousness and social movement-‐building.
In addition, we conducted “Chair, Chai, Chats,” which enabled participants to directly engage with and learn from one highly-‐accomplished Muslim woman.