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ABOUT US

The Global Islamic Financial industry is one of the fastest growing financial sectors worldwide, valued at $2 trillion and growing at 15-20% each year. With a $580 billion halal food market, a $280 billion Islamic fashion market, and over 50,000 new jobs in the past decade in Islamic Finance and Muslim markets, the Muslim world holds promising opportunities for all.

Islamic Finance Group aims to create a body of students, faculty, and community members who are interested in Islamic finance and business in the Muslim world. We aim to build these dialogues through speaker series, mentorship programs, and networking events with Muslim professionals across the multi-trillion dollar Islamic finance industry. Our weekly meetings reflect our aim and focus on the various facets of Islamic Finance, which take place every Monday from 12:30-1:45pm in UC-21.


WHAT YOU'LL GAIN

 
 
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MONTHLY SPEAKER SERIES

Meet and hear from world-renown Muslim entrepreneurs and experts in Islamic finance, Muslim entrepreneurship, and halal markets including the $580 billion halal food market and the $230 billion Islamic fashion market


 
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MENTORSHIP PROGRAM

Interested in a particular industry but need more clarity? The mentorship program partners qualified freshmen and sophomores with upperclassmen to mentor you through professional development, resume/cover letter preparation, and relationship-building


 
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NAVIGATING THE MUSLIM WORLD

Islamic finance is one of the fastest growing financial sectors. Learn how to navigate the Islamic world, gain cultural understanding and awareness of the Muslim world, and increase your exposure to Islamic finance, its principles and key players in the markets