2015 AREF GALA
Featuring Dr. Mohammad Fadel
Friday, 13th November, 2015
AREF awards celebration was again held at the Oasis Hall With over 250 guests in attendance, AREF announced the names of scholarship winners in 4 categories: Entrance ($1,000 each), Academic ($3,000 each), Leadrship ($3,000 each) and the Iyshie Mariam Kazeil Memorial Scholarship ($5,000). In all, 11 students where honoured and $26,000 were awarded in total. Thanks to all our donors, student applicants, winners and the entire community for its support.
The event featured renowned educator and speaker, Dr. Mohammad Fadel.
About Dr. Mohammad Fadel:
Mohammad H. Fadel is Associate Professor at the Faculty of Law, which he joined in January 2006. Professor Fadel wrote his Ph.D. dissertation on legal process in medieval Islamic law while at the University of Chicago. Professor Fadel was admitted to the Bar of New York in 2000 and practiced law with the firm of Sullivan & Cromwell LLP in New York, New York, where he worked on a wide variety of corporate finance transactions and securities-related regulatory investigations. Professor Fadel also served as a law clerk to the Honorable Paul V. Niemeyer of the United States Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit and the Honorable Anthony A. Alaimo of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Georgia. Professor Fadel has published numerous articles in Islamic legal history and Islam and liberalism.