VIRTUAL LAUNCH for One Wish: Fatima Al-Fihri and the World’s Oldest University
From the author of In My Mosque, M. O. YUKSEL, comes a true-life picture book biography of Fatima al-Fihri, an extraordinary Muslim woman who founded the world’s oldest university. Since 857 CE, the University of al-Qarawiyyin in Fez, Morocco, has been a home for inquisitive minds from far and wide. Too few people know the amazing story of this long-lived center devoted to research and learning, and too few people know about the story of the incredible woman who founded it!
For over a thousand years, Fatima’s one wish — her school — has served students and scholars from around the globe, and it continues to do so today! Don't miss this incredible opportunity to learn even more about Fatima and al-Qarawiyyin and meet M.O. YUKSEL and MARIAM QUARAISHI, the fantastic author/illustrator team behind One Wish: Fatima Al-Fihri and the World’s Oldest University.
Thursday March 3rd at 6:00pm via Crowdcast
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