ILEAD is an annual conference organized by Muslim organizations in Ottawa-Gatineau. The aim of the conference is to engage, empower and support the Muslim community to work together and actively participate in building a vibrant community and a greater Canada while maintaining a Muslim Identity. ILEAD stands for Islam, Learn, Engage, Achieve, and Develop.The conference is being organized by the majority of the Muslim organizations in Ottawa-Gatineau area. By Allah's Grace, mosques and organizations have committed to participating in this event.
The aim of the conference is to engage, empower and support the Muslim community to work together and actively participate in building a vibrant community and a greater Canada while maintaining a Muslim Identity.
The ILEAD conference was created and is run by the United Muslim Organizations of Ottawa - Gatineau (UMO-OG).
It is an initiative that acts as a coordinating group for the 12 prominent Islamic organizations in the National Capital Region.
While each member organization is operated independently, the UMO facilitates important collaboration in areas such as education, social services, charitable works, public relations and large community events such as the ILEAD conference. ILEAD stands for Islam, Learn, Engage, Achieve, and Develop.
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A highlight of this year's I.LEAD Conference is speaker Ibn Ali Miller who gained international recognition when a video him intervening to stop a fight when viral. To purchase tickets for the I.LEAD Conference, click here.
The first ever ILEAD (Islam. Learn. Engage. Achieve. Develop.) conference made its debut on March16th with a promise to ensure change by engaging and empowering
the youth of Ottawa and Gatineau.
The idea for an Ottawa-Gatineau wide conference that would promote the deen (religion) while uniting the local Muslim community came as Chairperson Mohammed Javed was working on a question and answer book by Dr. Jamal Badawi entitled, Islam: Journey into Its Depth, which provides enlightening answers to various Islamic questions.