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Urooj Arshad

Director, International Youth Health and Rights Programs
Washington, DC

Urooj Arshad currently serves as the Director of International Youth Health and Rights Programs at Advocates for Youth, where she helps build the capacity of youth-driven organizations in the global south and east. She also manages a project focused on building the capacity of organizations working in the U.S with Muslim youth around sexual education, reproductive health, and rights. Ms.

  • Religion & Interfaith
  • Arts & Culture
  • Lifestyle & Living
Women's Issues, Youth/Families, Discrimination and Bigotry, Islam, LGBTQ, Health

Umar Hakim

Executive Director, Intellect Love Mercy Foundation

Umar A. Hakim serves as Executive Director of the Intellect Love Mercy Foundation, which seeks to empower underprivileged youth and adults through life skills education. After a 13 year career in telecommunications, Mr. Hakim became an urban social entrepreneur in order to prioritize his commitment to social and community service.

  • Arts & Culture
  • Lifestyle & Living
Race and Racism, Islam, Youth/Families

Margari Hill

Co-Founder, Programming Director, MuslimARC
Los Angeles, CA

Margari Aziza Hill is an adjunct professor, blogger, editor, and freelance writer. She is the co-Founder and Programming Director of MuslimARC, the Muslim Anti-Racism Collaborative, an organization focusing on Education for Liberation. After converting to Islam in 1993, her life experiences as a Black American woman have informed her research and writing on Islam, education, race, and gender.

  • Religion & Interfaith
  • Arts & Culture
  • Lifestyle & Living
Women's Issues, Youth/Families, Race and Racism, Islam

Jenan Mohajir

Curriculum Consultant, Interfaith Youth Core
Chicago, IL

Jenan Mohajir currently serves at Interfaith Youth Core’s Curriculum Consultant, overseeing the development and implementation of student leadership curriculum. She is an educator, a storyteller, a mother and a believer in building relationships across the lines that separate us. For the past decade, Ms.

  • Religion & Interfaith
  • Arts & Culture
  • Lifestyle & Living
Interfaith Relations, Women's Issues, Youth/Families, Islam, Arts

Meira Neggaz

Executive Director, Institute for Social Policy and Understanding
Washington D.C.

Meira Neggaz is the Executive Director of the Institute for Social Policy and Understanding (ISPU), an organization that conducts objective, solution-seeking research that empowers American Muslims to develop their community and fully contribute to democracy. There, she is responsible for the institution’s overall leadership, representation, strategy and growth.

  • US Politics
  • Arts & Culture
  • Hate Crimes and Violence
  • Lifestyle & Living
Discrimination and Bigotry, Youth/Families, US Politics, Hate Violence/Hate Crimes

Sabeeha Rehman

Author, Threading My Prayer Rug

Sabeeha Rehman is the author of the memoir, “Threading My Prayer Rug. One Woman’s Journey from Pakistani Muslim to American Muslim"" (2016). Listed as a Top 10 Religion and Spirituality Books 2016 by Booklist, an excerpt of the book was featured in the Wall Street Journal. Ms. Rehman is also a contributor to the Houses of Worship column of the Wall Street Journal. Ms.

  • Religion & Interfaith
  • Arts & Culture
  • Lifestyle & Living
Interfaith Relations, Discrimination and Bigotry, Islam

Imam Sohaib Sultan

Muslim Chaplain, Princeton University
New Jersey

Imam Sohaib N. Sultan is the full-time Muslim Chaplain at Princeton University, where he directs the Muslim Life Program out of the Office of Religious Life. Mr.

  • Religion & Interfaith
  • Arts & Culture
  • Lifestyle & Living
Discrimination and Bigotry, Islam

Christina Tasca

Executive Director, Muslim Community Network
New York City, NY

Christina Tasca is the Executive Director of the Muslim Community Network, where she leads the organization in Civic Engagement, youth leadership development, interfaith engagement, and community education. She is currently a Faith and Social Justice Fellow with the FPWA.

  • Religion & Interfaith
  • Arts & Culture
  • Lifestyle & Living
Civic Engagement, Interfaith Relations, Human rights, Women's Issues, Youth/Families, Discrimination and Bigotry