ABSA Chapter Summit

Leadership through the Lense of the Ahlul-Bayt 

Conference Summary

Where: San Jose, California (SABA Islamic Center + Al-Kisa Foundation HQ) 

When: August 26th, 2022 – August 28th, 2022

Type: In-Person Conference

ABSA Network is excited to introduce our first-ever ABSA Chapter Summit: Leadership through the Lense of the Ahlul-Bayt for Muslim student leaders across North America & the United Kingdom!

Join us August 26th, 2022 for our ABSA Chapter Summit as we reflect on Leadership through the Lense of the Ahlul-Bayt through interactive workshops from our Spiritual Director, Sheikh Faiyaz Jaffer & chapter leader discussions.

Through this leadership summit, we hope to equip student leaders with strategies, resources, & knowledge that can aid them in better serving their respective university communities & ABSA Chapters.

View our conference details & schedule below, for any conference questions including eligibility, financial aid, etc feel free to contact us at [email protected]


Tentative Schedule

Friday, August 26th 2022

  • 6pm – 7pm | Welcome Social


  • 9:30am – 10am | Welcome Breakfast
  • 10:00am – 10:30am | Welcome Kickoff By BOT  
  • 10:30am – 12:00pm | Leadership Workshop By Sheikh Faiyaz
  • 1:00pm – 2:30pm | Chapter Leader Brainstorm Session
  • 2:30pm – 3:30pm | Coffee Break & Al-Kisa Foundation Tour
  • 3:30pm – 4:30pm | Student Wellness By Sheikh Faiyaz


  • 5:00am – 6:30am | Morning Hike with Sheikh Faiyaz, Sheikh Salim, & Moulana Abidi + Spiritual Reminder @ Golden Gate Bridge