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Marya Bangee

CEO of SILA Consulting; Board Chair, MSA West

Marya is the Founder and CEO of SILA Consulting, a social impact firm that brings together entertainment, philanthropy, and social movements to drive social change. Her work includes engaging with Hollywood studios, influencers, and culture-makers to center the voices of vulnerable communities, including Muslim, Arab, and South Asian communities.

  • Arts & Culture
Civic Engagement, Arts

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

Reverend Dr. Chloe Breyer

Executive Director, Interfaith Center of New York
New York, NY

Since 2007, the Rev. Chloe Breyer has directed The Interfaith Center of New York, a nationally-recognized nonprofit that works with hundreds of grassroots religious leaders from diverse faith traditions to catalyze partnerships with civic officials to resolve social problems plaguing New York City. Issues include police reform, immigration concerns, and domestic violence.

  • Religion & Interfaith
  • National Security/Law
  • Immigration
Discrimination and Bigotry, Interfaith Relations, Women's Issues, Immigration, Civil Liberties

Reverend Jennifer Butler

Executive Director, Faith in Public Life

An ordained minister, Rev. Jennifer Butler is the founding Executive Director of Faith in Public Life and chair of the White House Council on Faith and Neighborhood Partnerships. Before leading FPL, Reverend Butler spent ten years working in the field of international human rights representing the Presbyterian Church (USA) at the United Nations.

  • Religion & Interfaith
Interfaith Relations, Discrimination and Bigotry, Christianity/Catholicism

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

Jim Doyle

President, Business Forward
Washington D.C.

Jim is founder of Business Forward, a trade group dedicated to building business support for public policies that promote America's economic competitiveness.

  • US Politics
US Politics, Civic Engagement

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

Aizzah Fatima

Actress / Playwright, Dirty Paki Lingerie
New York, NY

Aizzah Fatima is a New York City based writer and actor.

  • Arts & Culture
Arts, Islam, Women's Issues