Events & Speaking Engagements

The following is a list of events involving Imam Zaid Shakir in various capacities.

A Benefit For Muslims Around The Globe
March 26, 2024 - 11:47 pm - Mehran Restaurant, Newark, CA.

Please join Moonlight Humanity for the 14th annual Iftar, featuring Imam Zaid Shakir, in a gathering that benefits Muslims worldwide. The effort is to reach across Palestine, Rohingya, Bangladesh, China, Sierra Leone, Vietnam, Burma, and Cambodia. Embrace the blessings of Ramadan and unite to create a more compassionate world, and help those in need.

Gaza Needs You
March 24, 2024 - 5:00 pm - Houston Marriott, Houston, TX.

Join Rahma Worldwide, guest speaker Imam Zaid Shakir, Dr.Shadi Zaza CEO of Rahma Worldwide, and Dr. Abdul R Moosa fresh from Gaza for an evening of compassion and solidarity as we come together to support Gaza in its time of dire need. The humanitarian situation in Gaza is deteriorating rapidly, with over two million people, including 600,000 children, lacking access to life-saving support. Despite the challenges, the Rahma team in Palestine remains steadfast on the ground, working tirelessly to provide essential aid.

Imam Zaid Shakir - A Scholar In Islamic Studies
February 29, 2024 - 5:45 pm - Quinipiac University, New Haven, CT.

Imam Zaid Shakir’s lecture hosted by the Quinnipiac University Muslim Students Association in New Haven, Connecticut will include a question-and-answer session, inshaAllah.

Elevating Our Community
January 21, 2024 - 5:30 pm - UC Berkeley, CA.

A Benefit Dinner for Muslim Life at Berkeley

Guest Speakers: Imam Zaid Shakir, Dr. Hatem Bazian, and Dr. Nisa Muhammad.

Timeless Principles -Year End Event
December 15, 2023 - 9:39 pm - Ta'leef Collective, Bay Area, CA.

Join Ta’leef Collective, Bay Area for the Annual Year-End benefit event and dinner with Imam Zaid Shakir, Yasmin Mogahed, Dr. Will Caldwell, Dr. Ali Dia, Ta’leef Board of Directors, Staff, Volunteers and more.

2023 End of Year Supporters’ Dinner
December 15, 2023 - 5:00 pm - Mehran Restaurant, Newark, CA.

Please join Imam Zaid Shakirfor an inspiring evening, inshaAllah!

2023 Year End Virtual Benefit Event
December 15, 2023 - 3:00 pm - Virtual Live Webinar

The goal of The Majlis event is to raise funds for their newly established seminary program.

Please join Imam Zaid Shakir and other Scholars in supporting this new endeavor by attending the event or donating to the LaunchGood campaign.

Loving The Beloved
October 19, 2023 - 10:34 am - Masjid Umar Ibn Khattab, Los Angeles, CA.

Join Imam Zaid Shakir at Masjid Umar Ibn Khattab tomorrow for an inspirational and informative talk on the need to love our Beloved Prophet Muhammad (ﷺ).
Free event, inshaAllah.

Seerah Immersion
October 06, 2023 - 8:00 pm - ISNA Canada, Mississauga, ON

Miftah Institute Seerah Immersion event:  How can we love Prophet Muhammad,if we do not know him?
Guest Speakers: Imam Zaid Shakir, Shaykh Abdullah Waheed, and Shaykh Abdulnasir Jangda

Race, Religion, and Contested Identities: A Christian-Muslim Dialogue
September 17, 2023 - 12:37 am - Hartford International University, Hartford, CT.

This panel discussion with Imam Zaid Shakir and other Distinguished Scholars, sponsored by the Macdonald Center for the Study of Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations, will explore the intersection of race and religion for Muslims and Christians.

Hartford International University For Religion & Peace

MODERATOR: David D. Grafton, Director of the Macdonald Center

Program will be livestreamed.