Daisy Khan

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Daisy Khan "is Executive Director of the American Society for Muslim Advancement (ASMA), a New York-based non-profit dedicated to strengthening an expression of Islam based on cultural and religious harmony and building bridges between Muslims and the general public. At ASMA, she has led numerous interfaith events like the theater production Same Difference and the Cordoba Bread Fest banquet. She has launched two groundbreaking flagship programs: Muslim Leaders of Tomorrow, and Women's Islamic Initiative in Spirituality and Equity (WISE), global movements to empower youth and women within the global Muslim community. Khan regularly lectures around the globe and has appeared on numerous media outlets, including CNN, Al Jazeera, and BBC World’s Doha Debates. She is a weekly columnist for the The Washington Post’s “On Faith” and is frequently quoted in print publications such as Time, Newsweek, Chicago Tribune, and The New York Times. In recognition of her community work, she is the recipient of numerous awards, including the Interfaith Center’s Award for Promoting Peace and Interfaith Understanding, Auburn Seminary's Lives of Commitment Award, the Annual Faith Leaders Award, and 21 Leaders for the 21st Century." [1]

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  1. Daisy Khan, U.S.-Muslim Engagement Project, accessed January 2, 2009.
  2. Leadership Group, U.S.-Muslim Engagement Project, accessed January 2, 2009.