A former TV presenter who converted to Islam will talk about her experiences at Manningham Mills Community Centre on Friday, March 1.

Kristiane Backer has written a book, How Islam Inspired My Life, about her journey “from MTV to Mecca”.

Her book covers a spiritual and cultural journey across the world, encountering Islamic academics, musicians, and fellow converts, and looks at how she adopted Islam and the difficulties she had finding love, embracing Islamic practices in daily ife, and dealing with prejudices and misconcptions.For more information, visit kristianebacker.com.