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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)

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 is a civil rights attorney and the executive director of the San Francisco Bay Area chapter of the Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR). As such, she leads the oldest CAIR chapter in the country, serving the Bay Area's 250,000 Muslims. Ms.

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

Scott Cooper

Director of National Security Outreach, Human Rights First

As the Director of National Security Outreach, Scott Cooper is Human Rights First’s chief ambassador to the national security community. He leads efforts to build partnerships with members of the military and national security communities as well as national security-focused think tanks and research institutions. Prior to joining Human Rights First, Mr. Cooper worked in the Marine Corps.

  • National Security/Law
  • Hate Crimes and Violence
Military, National Security, Discrimination and Bigotry

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 an Advocacy Manager at the Greater Los Angeles Office of the Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR-LA). He manages CAIR-LA’s Advocacy Team which includes the civil rights, policy, community organizing, leadership, and outreach departments.

  • 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