The INSPIRE Retreat

The INSPIRE Retreat is a leadership development program targeting university students and young professionals, specifically targeting the American Shia Muslim Community. The INSPIRE Retreat is part of a larger capacity building initiative that aims to empower young leaders in our community by providing training that revolves around innovation, emotional intelligence, communication, self-awareness, and other professional skills. The retreat is designed for serious and dedicated individuals that are striving for self betterment and empowerment to be active members in their communities.

Inspire Retreat Speakers

Our Speakers / Presenters

Mr. Abed Abedi

Mr. Abed Abedi

Mr. Abed Abedi is a renowned entrepreneur, philanthropist, and outspoken visionary with a focus on disruptive market strategy. A serial entrepreneur, he founded 15+ startups in technology, wireless services, IT consulting, staffing services, food, real estate development, and education. Over the last 25 years, his companies generated over $1.8 billion in revenue in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Europe and Asia.

Dr. Odeh Muhawesh

Dr. Odeh Muhawesh

Dr. Odeh Muhawesh is an award-winning scholar, author, speaker, and business leader from Minnesota. He founded several successful businesses over the course of 30 years including Squigl, LLC, where he currently serves as the Chairman of the Board. Named as one of Minnesota’s 50 Most Powerful leaders and Tech Titan of 2017, Dr. Muhawesh serves on several academic boards including the Board of Advisors of the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of St. Thomas and The Norris Institute. He is a recognized leader in the interfaith movement and is passionate about bridging the cultural gap between various communities that are part of the American fabric.

Dr. Azmat Husain

Dr. Azmat Husain

Dr. Azmat Husain is an experienced physician executive having served in leadership roles in both hospital and physician practice management. He is board-certified in Emergency Medicine. Dr. Azmat is the co-founder and Chief Financial Officer of Personic Health Care where he has led the organization to expand to six states, 30 facilities, and have seen over 800,000 patients in less than two years. In addition to his successful career, he has championed and supported numerous community development projects in the United States and abroad.

Details about the Retreat

  • Date: October 8, 2022
  • Time: 9AM – 6PM
  • Location: Hilton Rosemont/Chicago O’Hare (5550 N River Rd, Rosemont, IL 60018)
  • Register by October 1, 2022

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