11:00 AM — 12:00 PM
Applewood Performing Arts Center
1 Applewood Drive

Freehold, NJ 07728 United States
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The Role of Women in Different Faiths

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

11:00 am – 12:00 noon

Applewood Performing Arts Center


Lata Phadke graduated from Monmouth University with a degree in engineering. She lives in Colts Neck and has been in Monmouth County for 40 years. She volunteers at her Hindu Temple in Marlboro and is a faith leader with MOSAIC.

Neelam Jain is a Trustee of the International Jain Sangh. She is an independent certified financial planner and has been working as an insurance agent and investment advisor for 27 years. She is president of her own business, Jain Financial Services.

Balvinder Kaur Gill, Esq. is Sikh. She became an attorney after her work at AT&T Bell Laboratories where she held several technical and commercial management positions involving international contract negotiations for undersea cable systems.

Dr. Esmat Mahmoud is Muslim and an aerospace engineer who has had a long career with Electronic Associates (EAI), Bell Communication Research, and Bellcore. Currently she works as a Technical Project Manager with ATT.

The Reverend Janet Freed is an ordained Buddhist Priest in the Vietnamese Zen tradition. She has served as an interfaith chaplain for over 20 years. Before working in hospice care, Janet served as Director of Pastoral Care for the Bon Secours Healthcare System in Jersey City and Hoboken NJ.

The Reverend Liz Congdon is a retired American Baptist Pastor. She also retired from hospital and public health nursing. She has been on mission trips to the Philippines, Haiti, Rwanda, Egypt, Lebanon, Republic of Georgia, Malaysia, Thailand and the Navajo and Hopi nations in the American Southwest.

Guests are invited to stay for lunch after the discussion


April 25, 2018
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Event Category:
Monmouth Center for World Religions and Ethical Thought

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