Top US motivational speaker Yasmin Mogahed set to inspire Durbanites

By Al Qalam Reporter

Distinguished American motivational speaker and writer, Yasmin Mogahed, whose work focuses mainly on spiritual and personal development, will be presenting her much-awaited seminars in Durban on Sunday July 16.

Her two Durban seminars are entitled: “In Search of Love – The Greatest Quest: Steps towards an Everlasting Marriage for those Married/Unmarried.” The second session is “Seeking Solace: Hardships, Challenges and Difficulties in Everyday Life”

Ustadha Mogahed – brought to South Africa in partnership with Caring Sisters Network (CSN) and other organizations – will have two sessions of her interactive workshops at the Durban Exhibition Centre – and tickets cost R370. Bookings can be made through

Tickets can also be purchased from Caring Sisters Network (CSN) on (031) 2074223/0845871067 or from the Al Ansaar Book Shop.

Sister Mogahed will also be signing copies of her inspiring books, Reclaim Your Heart that focuses on personal development and growth – and her latest book, Love and Marriage.

Topics to be discussed include Pre-Marriage and post-marriage; Successful marriage: The Missing link; Before and after marriage; Women’s role and responsibility; Bringing up kids and Family ties; What to expect after marriage; ‘I’m married, why am I not happy?’ The search for love – ‘My marriage didn’t work out, now what?’

 According to the organisers, Ustadha Mogahed has the “ability to relate all intervals of life to one’s relationship with the Creator and she has a remedy for those seeking comfort and solace in this dunya.”

“She has captured the hearts and minds of millions of soul-searching Muslims across the globe. Known for her insight on spirituality, love, loss and pain, she has established herself as a dynamic Islamic speaker. Her public speaking tour in South Africa is set to inspire, motivate and elevate”.

Born in Cairo, Egypt and raised in the United States. She received her B.S. Degree in Psychology and her Masters in Journalism and Mass Communications from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

After completing her graduate work, she taught Islamic Studies and served as a youth coordinator. She also worked as a writing instructor at Cardinal Stritch University and a staff columnist for the Islam section of InFocus News. Currently she’s an instructor for AlMaghrib Institute and a writer for the Huffington Post and other sites.

Before visiting to Durban, she will address an audience in Johannesburg and then move to Cape Town for her programme on July 22.

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