HRD Cell and Media Department of Jamaat-e-Islami Hind, Karnataka organized a two-day Media Activism Workshop exclusively for women on 29th February and 1st March 2020 at Shanti Sadan, RT Nagar, Bengaluru. The objective of the workshop was to expose the participants to various forms of media, help them identify their interests and motivate them to use their talent and skill and to positively contribute to the field of media.
The workshop featured various sessions such as the role and importance of Media from the Qur’an and life of Prophet Muhammad (pbuh), social media activism, use of social media platforms, methodology to work in social media, writing articles, photograph, videography, and editing, various forms of video presentations, self-assessment on media skills and sharing experience in the field of media.
Dr. Belgami Muhammad Saad (Ameer-e-Halqa, JIH Karnataka), Janab Laequllah Khan Mansoori (Assistant Secretary, JIH Karnataka), Mohtarama Tashkeela Khannum (Assistant Secretary, JIH Karnataka), Janab Muthiur Rahman Mansoori (Journalist – Deccan Herald), Janab Inamullah Khan (Former Social Media Coordinator, JIH Markaz), Janab Rauf Ahmed Hallur (Chief Reporter, News18), Janab Syed Tanveer Ahmed (Member ZAC, JIH Karnataka), Mohtarama Tasneem Farzana (Zili Zimmedar, JIH Bengaluru), Janab Riyaz Ahmed (Assistant Secretary, JIH Karnataka) and Dr. Syed Kazim (Assistant Secretary, JIH Karnataka) addressed the participants.
In the concluding remarks, Dr. Belgami Muhammad Saad motivated the participants, emphasized the importance of media, and spoke about skill development, enhancing presenting abilities, becoming subject matter expertise and being updated with current affairs.
Practical sessions such as writing a letter to the editor, delivering short talks, news bites and conducting interviews were also part of the workshop. 60 women from different parts of the state participated and benefited from the workshop.