Ace the Interview
Oct
22
12:30 PM12:30

Ace the Interview

Hirevues? First rounds? Superdays? Learn how to navigate through recruiting and how to ace your interview with IFG! This is a great event for underclassmen, but all are welcome! We'll be giving out our top interview tips and one-on-one mock behaviorals. As always, food will be provided.

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Alleviating Poverty through Islamic Finance
Sep
27
12:30 PM12:30

Alleviating Poverty through Islamic Finance

We're bringing Akhuwat, the world's largest Islamic Microfinance Institution, to explain how Islamic Finance can be used for social causes like education and healthcare. With Akhuwat, $600 Million has been disbursed to 2.8 Million families as interest-free micro-credit with a recovery rate of 99.95%. Come hear from Dr. Saqib on the bridge between impact investing and Islamic Finance!

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Islamic Finance 101
Sep
17
12:30 PM12:30

Islamic Finance 101

What is Islamic Finance? Where do its rules come from? How does the industry work? What does its future look like? Join Islamic Finance Group as we explore this $2 trillion industry through this student-led workshop! Prepare for future IFG events and case competition by stopping by UC-21 on Monday, 9/17 from 12:30-1:45. As always, food will be provided.

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Crash Course on Islamic Finance
Sep
10
12:30 PM12:30

Crash Course on Islamic Finance

IFG's kick-off meeting will be a crash course on the world of Islamic Finance and a chance for everyone to get to know each other. Come find out about the future of this trillion dollar industry, its key principles, and how you can incorporate it into your professional endeavors over some lunch!

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Ask A Muslim: Safe Space Q&A
May
1
12:30 PM12:30

Ask A Muslim: Safe Space Q&A

Got questions about Muslims, Islam, anything? We get it. 80% of news coverage on Islam and Muslims in America is negative. 50% of Americans have never met a Muslim.

If you have questions on hijab, prayer, or being a Muslim in NYC and beyond, feel free to ask in this student-led discussion. Heard something on the news or read online and want to ask? This Safe Space Q&A is for you to ask us anything as we feel that the best way to build bridges is through conversation...and food!

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The Rise of Crypto in Conventional and Islamic Finance
Apr
24
12:30 PM12:30

The Rise of Crypto in Conventional and Islamic Finance

With the introduction of Bitcoin in 2009, cryptocurrency has drawn attention and speculation. How many of us know the future of cryptocurrencies? Join us in welcoming Ali Hassan, Co-Founder and CEO of Crescent Crypto, the leading passive crypto index fund, as he discusses the basis and future of cryptocurrencies in conventional and Islamic Finance.

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Climbing the Corporate Ladder: Race, Religion, and Gender in the Workplace
Apr
17
12:30 PM12:30

Climbing the Corporate Ladder: Race, Religion, and Gender in the Workplace

Despite our large numbers and successes, minorities struggle everyday to thrive in our work fields because of our identities. "Climbing Corporate Ladder” explores challenges that minorities face because of our race, religion, gender, and other facets of our identities. Join us to also explore ways to overcome these challenges and to empower other minorities to also climb the corporate ladder.

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Halal Guys: From Street Cart to International Franchise
Apr
10
12:30 PM12:30

Halal Guys: From Street Cart to International Franchise

Founded in 1990, what started as a food cart in Manhattan turned into an international franchise that generates $2.37 million per year in revenues. Halal Guys demonstrates the potential of Islamic Entrepreneurship. This event explores the rise and success of the Halal Guys and the role Islamic finance played in building this international empire. Join us with Sami Shaban, Halal Guys Franchiser and Corporate Lawyer, to discuss Halal Guys's rise and Islamic entrepreneurship over a Halal Guys lunch!

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Halal Investing in Real Estate
Feb
27
7:00 PM19:00

Halal Investing in Real Estate

The real estate sector within Islamic Finance is one of the most rapid-growing sectors in the industry. Shariah-compliant real estate products such as muskharas, sukuk and leasing structures are valued at hundreds of billions of dollars. This vibrant market has seen rapid growth with the boom of real estate across Muslim-majority markets and the rise of skyscrapers and construction projects across the Gulf.

Halal Investing in Real Estate will explore the rise of the industry and the financial structures that are spurring its growth. This panel features Khaled Elsayed, CEO of Guidance Residential, and Farouk Sheikh, CEO of Invest ECPC.

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Fashion, Faith, and Finance
Feb
12
3:00 PM15:00

Fashion, Faith, and Finance

This talk-show style discussion will be on the emergence of Islamic Fashion in the United States and the global fashion world. This $230 billion industry has attracted immense media attention during New York Fashion Week. Hijabi products have been released by some of the world’s largest companies, including Dolce & Gabbana and Nike. Hijab-wearing models have been featured by major brands including H&M, GAP, and Uniqlo. We are going to explore the industry’s current state and its trajectory moving forward.

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Islamic Finance X Social Impact
Feb
6
7:00 PM19:00

Islamic Finance X Social Impact

  • New York University, Leonard N. Stern School of Business, Tisch Hall, UC-15 (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The $2 trillion dollar Islamic financial industry revolves around social impact and ethical investing. Come explore the overlaps between impact investing and Islamic finance, and where the nuances occur. This includes exploring emerging markets, private equity, and social impact businesses in the Islamic financial markets.

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Islamic Finance Talk with Kati Rolls!
Nov
28
12:30 PM12:30

Islamic Finance Talk with Kati Rolls!

  • NYU Stern Tisch Hall, Room LC-25 (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join Islamic Finance Group's meeting this Tuesday for a casual discussion on Islamic Finance. This will be an interactive, student-led meeting on the $2 trillion dollar industry which focuses on social impact and ethical investing. Bring any questions you have and learn how you can get involved with Islamic Finance Group. Kati Rolls with be served for lunch!

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Nov
8
7:00 PM19:00

Islamic Finance Crash Course & Networking Panel

What is Islamic Finance? Where do its rules come from? How does the industry work? What does its future look like?

Join Islamic Finance Group as we explore this $2 trillion industry with experts in Islamic Finance. Get an overview of Islamic Finance in this crash course, and gain exposure to professionals in both the investments and research fields to expand your network.

To RSVP, visit: SternIFG.com/RSVP

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We are proud to welcome our panelists:

1) Spencer Coopchik, Cantor Fitzergald Attorney and Author of “Judicial Decision-Making in Islamic Banking and Finance”

2) Mohammed S Ghouri, Founder and Managing Partner of Andalus Capital

3) Parisa Montazar, External Consultant at Peace Research Institute in Oslo (PRIO)

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