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Sheryl Olitzky

Executive Director, Sisterhood of Salaam Shalom
New York, NY

Sheryl is the Executive Director and Co-Founder of the Sisterhood of Salaam Shalom, emerging out of a local women’s group designed to foster abiding relationships that are built on mutual trust, respect and friendship between local Muslim and Jewish women.

  • Religion & Interfaith
Interfaith Relations, Women's Issues, Judaism

Catherine Orsborn

Campaign Director, Shoulder to Shoulder
Washington, DC

Catherine Orsborn is the Campaign Director of Shoulder to Shoulder, a national campaign of religious and interfaith organizations dedicated to working collectively against anti-Muslim bigotry in the US.

  • Religion & Interfaith
  • US Politics
  • Arts & Culture
Interfaith Relations, Discrimination and Bigotry, Islam, US Politics

Rabbi Jonah D. Pesner

Director, Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism

Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner serves as the Director of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, and as Senior Vice President of the Union for Reform Judaism. Named one of the most influential rabbis in America by Newsweek magazine, he is an inspirational leader, creative entrepreneur, and tireless advocate for social justice.

  • Religion & Interfaith
Interfaith Relations, Discrimination and Bigotry, Race and Racism, Judaism

Zeyba Rahman

Senior Program Officer, Building Bridges - Doris Duke Foundation
New York, NY

Zeyba Rahman joined the Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art, an extention of the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, in 2013 as senior program officer for the Building Bridges Program. Rahman manages the Program’s national grant making to support projects that advance relationships, increase understanding and reduce bias between Muslim and non-Muslim communities.

  • Religion & Interfaith
  • Arts & Culture
Arts, Interfaith Relations

Qasim Rashid

Human Rights Lawyer, Author, & Truman National Security Fellow
Washington D.C.

Qasim Rashid is a best-selling and critically acclaimed author, practicing attorney, former visiting fellow at Harvard University's Islamic Studies Program, and currently a Truman Project National Security Fellow.

  • Religion & Interfaith
  • National Security/Law
Civil Liberties, Islam, Race & Racism

Hussein Rashid

Professor of Religion, Barnard College
New York, NY

Hussein Rashid, PhD, is founder of islamicate, L3C, a consultancy focusing on religious literacy and cultural competency. He currently teaches in Barnard College’s Department of Religion. He works with a variety of NGOs, foundations, non-profits, and governmental agencies for content expertise on religion broadly, with a specialization on Islam.

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

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

Arjun S. Sethi

Adjunct Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center
Washington D.C.

Arjun Sethi is a writer, attorney, and professor based in Washington, D.C. He is a frequent commentator on civil rights and civil liberties related issues, and teaches courses on surveillance, profiling, and counter terrorism.

  • Religion & Interfaith
  • National Security/Law
  • US Politics
Surveillance, Racial/Religious Profiling, Hate Violence/Hate Crimes, Discrimination and Bigotry, US Politics, National Security, Sikhism

Hassan Shibly

Chief Executive Director, CAIR-FL
Tampa, FL

Hassan Shibly is a nationally recognized advocate for civil rights and has helped CAIR Florida grow into one of the largest civil rights organizations in the country. Hassan is a lawyer, a speaker, and a teacher. He has dedicated his life to fostering a healthy cohesive relationship between American Muslims & society at large and protecting civil liberties.

  • Religion & Interfaith
  • National Security/Law
  • Hate Crimes and Violence
Discrimination and Bigotry, Islam, Civil Liberties, National Security

Sim J. Singh

National Advocacy Manager, Sikh Coalition
Washington D.C.

Sim J. Singh is the National Advocacy Manager for the Sikh Coalition, the largest Sikh civil rights organization in the United States, and works on advocacy issues that challenge political rhetoric against immigrant and minority communities. Singh’s work focuses on grassroots and national advocacy against hate crime, school bullying, employer discrimination, and racial profiling.

  • Religion & Interfaith
  • US Politics
  • Hate Crimes and Violence
Sikhism, Racial/Religious Profiling, Hate Violence/Hate Crimes, National Security, Discrimination and Bigotry, US Politics, Race & Racism