Muslim Women in the World of Sport

The familial culture and adherence to fundamentals of Islam have a strong affect on girls access to, and participation in sport. Muslim women also represent an untapped market for athletic apparel companies who have only just begun to realize the potential. This session will unveil the Athlete Resource Guide for Muslim Girls and Women, a guide for physical education teachers and Muslim girls and women who want to participate more fully in active sport.
Presider: Sonja Lilienthal, San Jose State University, San Jose, CA
Speaker: Lailie Ibrahim, San Jose State University, San Jose, CA