Speaker - Irshad Manji

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Irshad Manji is director of the Moral Courage Project at New York University, which aims to develop leaders who will challenge political correctness, intellectual conformity, and self-censorship. She is also the internationally best-selling author of The Trouble with Islam Today: A Muslim's Call for Reform in Her Faith. She created the acclaimed PBS documentary "Faith Without Fear" which chronicles her journey to reconcile Islam with human rights and freedom. She also founded Project Ijtihad, which won the Youth Global Leader award from the World Economic Forum for its global campaign to popularize Islam’s own tradition of critical thinking. Irshad’s columns appear frequently in the New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and Times of London.

3 Programs

Irshad Manji and Dalia Mogahed - Who Speaks for Islam?

07.01.08 | 01:11:47 min | 11 comments

Overcoming Extremism: Community Responses

10.22.07 | 01:44:19 min | 0 comments

Irshad Manji: Leadership & Moral Courage

10.19.07 | 00:21:27 min | 6 comments