Daisy Kahn

Executive Director of ASMA (American Society for Muslim Advancement), Daisy Khan is currently directing two cutting-edge intrafaith programs: Muslim Leaders of Tomorrow, which seeks to empower emerging Muslim leaders in North America and Europe, and Muslim Women Leaders' Forum, an annual international forum in which Muslim women convene to develop new strategies for the advancement of their rights. She recently conducted the acclaimed WISE (Women's Islamic Initiative in Spirituality and Equality) Forum in NYC, and now travels worldwide with this message. Married to Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf, together they mentor young Muslims on the challenges of cultural assimilation and reconciling Muslim and Western Identity. A frequent lecturer, she has been featured in documentaries on Islam, and has been quoted by Time, Newsweek, and Newsday.