2018 Annual Gala

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With over 300 people in attendence, AMI’s 2018 Gala celebrating American Muslim Excellence was a tremendous success.  A special thanks to our special guests, Hasan Minhaj, Amna Nawaz, VA. Ed. Sec. Atif Qarni, MC Tasmin Mahfuz and Bobby Mckenzie, Phd.   AMI hosted their annual fundraising gala keynoted by comedian Mehdi Hasan, journalist Amna Nawaz […]

Shattering Expectations

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AMI teamed up with the Sandy Spring Museum to bring dismantle common stereotypes about Muslim Women.  The audience enjoyed the personal narratives of Dr. Nadia Hashimi, Nadia Hassan and Chaplain Nisa, so much so that the largest complaint we faced there was that there was not enough time.  Thanks to all our great speakers and […]

Roots of Islamophobia

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On November 2nd and 4th, Robert Mckinzy, Shahid Rahman, and Amb. Islam Siddiqui presented on the roots of Islamophobia in multiple locations including Dar Alnoor, Dar Al-Hijrah, and Judtih Resnick Elementary School.

The Journey: Faith & Migration

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On September 30, 2018 AMI partnered with AMI to organize an interfaith dinner & discussion around the topic of migration from a faith perspective. Over 170+ joined fine conversation and dinner.  David Grey, Dr. Tarek Elgawhary, Rabbi Sunny Schnitzer, Rev. Kasey Kaseman and Shahid Rahman discussed the past and future of migration.

Diversity in the Modern Newsroom

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On October 22, the president of National Association of Broadcasters Education Foundation, Marcellus Alexander and the first full-time TV news reporter in the US to wear a hijab, Tahera Rahman, and Laila Alawa, the Founder and CEO of The Tempest, and was named to Forbes 30 Under 30, discussed different strategies in order to encourage […]