Lunar Networks New Year’s networking event to kick start 2018!!

A lovely evening enjoyed by Young Professionals at the Mailbox Birmingham, with live instrumental music, a fantastic 3 course French cuisine menu, and some motivational speeches.

The event was Sponsored by Gatehouse bank. Guest Speakers included, Umar Ali who shared his career journey in the Islamic Banking sector and his recent new move Gatehouse Bank. He gave an introduction to Ethical and Shariah compliant Banking,  talked about what are the origins of Islamic Banking, how it meets all faith requirements and the changing face of Islamic Banking in the Western world. 

Our second guest speaker was Bilall Jamil, CEO of The Public Speaking Academy. Known for his persuasive communication method, he shared communication strategies for successful leadership inside and outside of your workplace. 

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A special programme organised to give a platform to and hear from Muslim Women in leadership roles. This was a great opportunity for the community to come together to celebrate their achievements, and to give career tips and advice to Young Professionals.

A wonderful evening at Birmingham's Balti Triangle, with live instrumental music, a fantastic 3 course authentic cuisine menu, and some inspirational speeches.

The theme of the event was Leadership, Career and Confidence.  The event was Sponsored by Penny Appeal, who joined the programme and shared details about the important work they are doing to empower women and girls globally.

Guest Speakers included, Samia Khan, Shabina Asad Qayyum, Ambreen Khan, Gadah Agel, Ridwana Wallace-Laher, Khatiza Bawa, Salma Yaqoob, and Hafsa Rehman.  


Lunar Network held its pre Ramadan networking event in Solihull to bring professionals in the community together before the busy month of fasting began.

This was a social gathering where many young professionals came together to enjoy Indian street food whilst meeting new people.

The event was hosted by Dr Atif Ghaffar and supported by local business men including Nasir Awan.

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