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 our partner, Sandy Spring Museum. https://www.americanmusliminstitution.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/1.mp4 https://www.americanmusliminstitution.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/2.mp4 https://www.americanmusliminstitution.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/6.mp4 https://www.americanmusliminstitution.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/4.mp4 https://www.americanmusliminstitution.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/7.mp4
AMI teamed up with MCMF and Wajahat Ali to train 30 aspiring writers. Check out Zack Khan’s testimonial: The Media training session with Wajahat Ali was an incredibly practical and engaging experience that I found especially relevant as a college student. Wajahat made the session very interactive, requiring participants to not just learn how to tell a story, but actually write our own stories and share them with others. We got feedback from our stories
On August 25, Dr. Maqsood Chowdhury of MIC hosted a fundraiser for AMI’s latest initiative. Together with New America, AMI hopes to study the roots of Islamophobia and will compare Islamophobia in America vs. the DMV area. Bobby, Mckenzie, PhD, director of the Muslim Diaspora Initiative at New America discussed the collaboration and other projects the Muslim Diaspora Initiative is engaged in.
National Association of Broadcasters Education Foundation President Marcellus Alexander discussing ” Awareness in Reporting” initiative and the role partners have in shaping how the media covers religious minorities. AMI is proud to be part of this important project.
On May 1, students from Georgetown were hosted at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) by Kimberly Flowers, the Director of the Global Food Security Project. Students learned about how an organization functions on a day to day basis and their tools and resources that they utilize to further the public discourse. Most were inspired to learn that passions and credentials were equally important in finding success in the think tank sphere.