Listen to the Executive Director of Reviving the Islamic Sisterhood for Empowerment (https://risetogether.org), Nausheen Hussain as she talks about her journey to founding RISE.
Sr. Program Manager Rasool Habibi and President Fatana Gilani of the Afghanistan Women Council (https://afghanistanwomencouncil.org) share more on the history of AWC, all of its programs, and why the international community needs to know about the situation in Afghanistan.
Kassim Busuri, Executive Director of the Minnesota Dawah Institute in St. Paul shares his experience as a local public official, and starting off as an intern, rising through an organization through the years. MN Dawah Institute was one of over 60 organizations across the country which received AMCF’s COVID-19 Response Fund for Nonprofits Grant in 2020.
Aaron Dorfman, President & CEO of the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy shares his advice on how funders and families can be more strategic with their charitable giving. Aaron’s background as a community organizer and work at NCRP focuses on building power for marginalized communities and informing its members on best practices for trust based philanthropy.
Founder and President of the Women’s Mosque of America, M. Hasna Maznavi, joins to share more on how she’s focused on this idea since she was 7 years old. You can find out more about the Women’s Mosque of America at https://womensmosque.org.
Indian Muslim Relief & Charities Operations Manager Farrah Javed talked with us about the important work IMRC is doing to promote social justice for minorities in India through their health care, education, and emergency relief initiatives.
Join Wardah Khalid as she shares her background and journey to founding Poligon National, a national non-partisan nonprofit that works with Congressional representatives on behalf of the Muslim community.
In honor of Women’s History Month, American Muslim Community Foundation is inviting women focused and led institutions to share their programs and services with our listeners.
Laetitia Cairoli is the Director of Development at Oasis, based in New Jersey, an organization that serves women and children. You can find out more about their mission at https://oasisnj.org.