Celebrating the achievements of Muslims throughout the US, Muslim Oscars will be held later this month to celebrate shinning role models of American Muslim citizens who reflect the true-image of Islam .
“All too often, the media is filled with reports of tragedy and concern about those who practice Islam. Yet nearly invisible, are stories of how Muslims in America and around the globe contribute to society,” Talib I. Karim, a Washington DC lawyer and chairman of the Academy of Muslim Achievement, said in statement cited by PRWEB on Thursday, May 22 .
The Golden Minaret Awards 2014, Muslim Oscar-like Awards, is scheduled to be held on Saturday, May 31, to honor successful Muslim leaders from various fields .
Nearly 500 executives, political leaders, and professionals including doctors, lawyers, professors and other successful people from around the states are expected to attend this year’s Golden Minaret Awards Gala .
Organized by the academy of Muslim Achievements, the Golden Minaret Awards will honor Muslims who made achievements in law, health care and charity as well as accomplishments in fashion and other fields .
“While this event principally celebrates the achievements of Muslims throughout the US, it also seeks to shine light on international causes, champions that also deserve recognition,” the Academy of Muslim Achievement wrote on its website .
“In addition to recognizing stellar achievements, this gala also serves to raise funds for deserving non-profits that serve the needs of Muslims and non-Muslims alike both in the US and around the globe ."
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