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SFU Goldcorp Centre for the Arts

Thursday, October 25 2018 05:30PM - 07:30PM

Healing in Cooking: Refugees, Agency and Community

5:30 pm | SOUFRA Screening & Panel Discussion | FREE
7:30 pm | Reception catered by Tayybeh | $25
Join us for the screening of Soufra, an inspirational story about a team of refugee women in Lebanon that defy all odds and launch a successful catering company, Soufra, and expand it into a food truck business. We are connecting this story to that of Tayybeh, a local catering and food truck business run by Syrian refugee women, and to other refugee stories. The screening will be followed by a panel discussion featuring:
Dr. Yildiz Atasoy
Professor of Sociology, SFU
Nihal Elwan
Founder of Tayybeh
Mahi Khalaf
Rasha Youssef
Event sponsored by Woodward's SFU's Vancity Office of Community Engagement; Centre for Comparative Muslim Studies; SFU International and SIETARBC
SFU Goldcorp Centre for the Arts
149 W Hastings St
Vancouver, BC V6B 1H4

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