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Engy Abdelkader

Adjunct Professor, Georgetown's Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service; U.N. & Foreign Policy studies at Rutger's University

Engy Abdelkader is a faculty member at Georgetown's Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, where she teaches seminars on civil liberties and national security as well as terrorism and human rights.

  • National Security/Law
  • Hate Crimes and Violence
Terrorism, Discrimination and Bigotry, Islam, National Security, Immigration, Women's Issues

Madihha Ahussain

Special Counsel for Anti-Muslim Bigotry, Muslim Advocates
Bay Area, CA

Madihha Ahussain serves as a staff attorney at Muslim Advocates and plays an essential role as a member of the legal team focusing on anti-Muslim hate issues. An expert on hate crime law and a frequent guest panelist, Ms. Ahussain travels the country to speak with hate crime victims and meets with government officials to discuss policy related to civil rights and hate crimes.

  • US Politics
  • Hate Crimes and Violence
Hate Violence/Hate Crimes, Discrimination and Bigotry, US Politics

Dr. Debbie Almontaser

Board President, Muslim Community Network
Brooklyn, NY

Dr.

  • Religion & Interfaith
  • Arts & Culture
  • Hate Crimes and Violence
Muslim Ban, Yemen, Interfaith Relations, Women's Issues, Youth/Families, Hate Violence/Hate Crimes, Discrimination and Bigotry, Race and Racism

Maya M. Berry

Executive Director, Arab American Institute (AAI)
Washington, DC

Maya Berry is Executive Director of the Arab American Institute (AAI), steering the Institute's policy agenda.

  • National Security/Law
  • Foreign Policy
  • Immigration
  • Hate Crimes and Violence
Surveillance, Racial/Religious Profiling, Immigration, Hate Violence/Hate Crimes, Discrimination and Bigotry, National Security, Arab Issues, Civic Engagement

Zahra Billoo

Executive Director, CAIR-SFBA
Bay Area, CA

Zahra Billoo serves as the Executive Director of the Council on American-Islamic Relations, San Francisco Bay Area (CAIR-SFBA) office, the oldest and one of the largest CAIR chapter offices. Since joining in 2009, Zahra has led the organization through a period of six-fold growth.

  • Religion & Interfaith
  • National Security/Law
  • Hate Crimes and Violence
Discrimination and Bigotry, US Politics

Jordan Denari Duffner

Author, Bridge Initiative Associate
Washington D.C.

Jordan Denari Duffner is a leading Catholic voice on Muslim-Christian relations and Islamophobia. She is the author ofFinding Jesus among Muslims: How Loving Islam Makes Me a Better Catholic, and her forthcoming book on Islamophobia is slated for publication in 2020.

  • Religion & Interfaith
  • US Politics
  • Hate Crimes and Violence
Christianity/Catholicism, Interfaith Relations, Discrimination and Bigotry

Maha Elgenaidi

Founder, Islamic Networks Group
Bay Area, CA

Maha Elgenaidi is the founder of Islamic Networks Group (ING), a non-profit organization with affiliates around the country that are pursuing peace and countering all forms of bigotry through education and interfaith engagement while working within the framework of the First Amendment’s protection of religious freedom and pluralism.

  • Religion & Interfaith
  • Arts & Culture
  • Hate Crimes and Violence
Discrimination and Bigotry, Interfaith Relations, Islam, Bullying

Masih Ali Fouladi

Executive Director, CAIR-WA
Seattle, WA

Masih Fouladi is the Executive Director of Washington state chapter of the Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR-WA). Prior to that, Fouladi served as Advocacy Manager at the Greater Los Angeles Office of the Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR-LA).

  • National Security/Law
  • Immigration
  • Hate Crimes and Violence
Discrimination and Bigotry, National Security, Civil Liberties, Immigration, Muslim Ban, Bullying

Michael German

Fellow with Liberty and National Security Program, Brennan Center for Justice
New York City, NY

Michael German is a fellow with the Brennan Center for Justice’s Liberty and National Security Program, which seeks to ensure that the US government respects human rights and fundamental freedoms in its counterterrorism efforts. His work focuses on law enforcement and intelligence oversight and reform. Prior to joining the Brennan Center, Mr.

  • National Security/Law
  • Hate Crimes and Violence
Terrorism, National Security, Law Enforcement, US Politics

Jehan Hakim

Chair, The Yemeni Alliance Committee
San Francisco, CA

Jehan Hakim chairs The Yemeni Alliance Committee (YAC), which was formed after the first Muslim Ban (1/2017)- to support Yemeni-American communities in the Bay Area during periods of social unrest. The YAC organizes protests and actions, coordinates congressional visits, creates social media toolkits and campaigns to resist anti-Yemeni policies.

  • National Security/Law
  • Immigration
  • Hate Crimes and Violence
Discrimination and Bigotry, National Security, Immigration, Muslim Ban