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Hijabi Ballers Community Conference

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Ontario Science Centre

770 Don Mills Rd, North York, ON M3C 1T3

Telus Room

Toronto, ON M3C 1T3

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The Hijabi Ballers community conference will be an inclusive space for community members to learn about and support Muslim female athletes in Toronto, while working to broaden opportunities for them. We are calling athletes, parents, coaches, mentors, friends, allies, community leaders and change makers to acknowledge their role in the sports scene for Muslim females in Toronto and unite with fellow industry influencers to collectively act on the common goal: increase opportunities for Muslim females in sports.

The event will feature:
1. Breakout workshops on the following topics:
• Inclusion in sports: how sports organizations and clubs can be more inclusive towards Muslim females
• Lessons from Islamic History on Muslim women partaking in sport
• Being an ally
• Strengthening mental health and identity through sports • Personal experiences of hijab wearing athletes
2. A panel discussion featuring a diverse set of experts from the field and industry;
3. Raffle prizes, and;
4. The first ever public screening of the Hijabi Ballers Video starring the
intensity and athleticism of hijab-wearing athletes from around the GTA!

Your ticket gives you: access to all workshops at the event, viewing of the first-ever public screening of the Hijabi Ballers Video, Hijabi Ballers swag, lunch and an unforgettable day! Workshops will be targeted towards youth and adults. All genders are welcome and encouraged to attend. TTC tokens provided.


We understand that for some attendees, the cost of the event may hinder your ability to attend. If you are unable to purchase tickets to the conference due to financial barriers, please send us an email at hijabiballers@gmail.com simply stating so, and we will provide you with a free ticket.

Schedule:

10:00-10:30: Registration and Breakfast
10:30-11:00: Welcome Addresses
11:00-11:30: Intro to Hijabi Ballers
11:30-12:30: Breakout Session 1
12:30-1:30: Lunch and Networking
1:30-2:30: Breakout Session 2
2:30-3:00: Panel Discussion
3:00-4:00: Video Launch

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FAQs

Are there minimum age requirements to enter the event?

Although there is no strict age requiremen, the event will be catered to and most beneficial to youth and adults

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

The Ontario Science Centre is easily accessible by TTC or car. We will provide TTC tokens to attendees who need reimbursement. Parking is also available.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Please email hijabiballers@gmail.com

Is it a women’s only event?

No! This event encourages people of al genders and backgrounds to come together to learn about how they can better support Muslim women in sports. Many decision makers, coaches, parents and educators often include men, and they are just as important in this conversation.

Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?

Yes, that is ok.

Will I be able to attend all the workshops?

There will be 2 workshop sessions. You can choose which workshop you want to attend during both sessions. Unfortunately, you will not be able to attend all of them.

Can I bring my kids?

The event will be most beneficial to youth and adults and we want to create a learning environment comfortable for others to learn. If bringing your kids is the only way you can attend, then you may bring your kids! Otherwise, leave them with a sitter!

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Ontario Science Centre

770 Don Mills Rd, North York, ON M3C 1T3

Telus Room

Toronto, ON M3C 1T3

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No Refunds

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