Next week Saturday, January 27 after Isha @ 7pm, NIA Masjid is proud to host Nana Firman to educate us on living eco-friendly & bringing these habits into our communities as a responsible Muslims.

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Nana Firman worked with the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) in her native country of Indonesia, directing the Green
Recovery efforts in the wake of 2004 earthquake and tsunami, and later developed a Sustainable City Initiative as
part of urban climate change adaptation and mitigation. Upon moving to California in 2012, she has been involved in developing a community garden in San Diego, and educating the American Muslim community to practice eco-
lifestyle, which then prompted her to become a member of the Green Masjid Committee for the Islamic Society of North America (ISNA). A few years ago, she organized the Islamic Declaration on Global Climate Change and co-
founded the Global Muslim Climate Network (GMCN), which calls to all Muslim nations to transition from fossil-
fuel to clean-energy based development. In 2015, she was named as the White House Champion of Change for Climate Faith Leaders.

She is a passionate and dynamic individual, who believes that environmental degradationand climate crisis can unite the world community to face the challenges together with a deep commitment tosustainability and environmental justice for people across the globe. She is a LEAD (Leadership on Environment and Development) Fellow on Green Economy and currently is the Muslim Outreach Director for GreenFaith, a global faith and spiritual environmental action network, in addition to mentoring Muslim youth entering the
sustainable development and climate justice network. Recently, she was featured in Al Gore’s book “An
Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power” as one of global climate activists. Nana holds a Bachelor of Science in
Industrial Design from University of Bridgeport, Connecticut, and a Master of Science in Urban Design from Pratt
Institute, New York. She is married and lives in Riverside, California. External Event Url
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