Sughra Ahmed

Sughra Ahmed is a forward-thinking and compassionate professional with over 20 years of experience at the nexus of academia, policy and community work, with a strong track record of success. She is Founder Director of a social enterprise, teaches and serves as a strategy partner for universities in the UK. In her consultancy work at the UN she has built on her human rights education experience gained at Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights UK. Sughra's role at Stanford University allowed her to embed her collaborative leadership style and skills which contributed significantly to the deepening of student and staff experience.  She recently completed a leadership program at Harvard University which invigorated her passion and…

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Stephen Shashoua

Stephen Shashoua is Co-Director of the Caravanserai Collective and Founder of Plan C – Culture & Cohesion, working through the arts, conflict transformation, and organizational development, engaging with themes of identity and social cohesion primarily in the NGO, academic, commercial, and policy sectors through spaces, research, and programming. The Caravanserai Collective's flagship storytelling and dialogue program is CERITA, which has been running in Indonesia, the UK, and the Netherlands. He is also Interim Director of the UK Charitable Trust, The Pointline Foundation. Having led the UK-based 3FF – Three Faiths Forum (now Faith & Belief Forum) for more than 10 years, turning it into one of the UK’s largest interfaith…

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Arshi Saleem Hashmi

Arshi Saleem Hashmi specializes in religious violent conflicts, counter-violent extremism and conflict resolution with special focus on South Asia. She currently heads the Department of Peace and Conflict Studies at National Defence University, Islamabad. Arshi has been an Academic Fellow at the Oxford School of Global and Area Studies at the University of Oxford. She has also been a South Asia Leadership Fellow for Counter Terrorism Studies at Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University and Rotary International Peace Fellow. She was Kodikara Fellow at RCSS that resulted in a book titled Conflict Transformation from Ethnic Movement to Terrorist Movement. Arshi is a member of Women without Borders (WwB) Vienna…

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Daniel Ziv

Daniel Ziv is a documentary filmmaker, author, and social justice advocate. A native of Canada, he moved to Jakarta in 1999 and has since been documenting society in the country’s bustling capital. His 2014 feature-length film “Jalanan” is a gritty portrait of Indonesia through the life stories of three marginalized Jakarta street musicians. It became the first Indonesian documentary in history to be released in commercial cinemas across the country, was adopted by Jakarta’s governor as a tool for social policy change, and has traveled to 60 international film festivals and won 12 awards. Daniel founded and edited the popular and irreverent Djakarta! magazine, and he authored the urban pop…

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Arif Zamhari

Arif Zamhari is a social activist based in Indonesia working to promote moderate and progressive Islam. He is committed to engaging civil society in countering terrorism and promoting tolerance through dialogue and education. Serving as Deputy Director of the International Conference of Islamic Scholars, Arif is devoted to interfaith discourse and is involved in Track II diplomacy through leadership of the International Conference of Islamic Scholars Forum. Arif is also a lecturer in theology and psychology at the State Islamic University in Jakarta and the State Islamic Institute in Surabaya.

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Molly A. MartĂ­nez

Molly Anna Martínez serves as Executive Administrator (COO) of Plymouth Church, renowned for its role in racial justice, women's rights, and food security. Additionally, as a certified end-of-life doula, she is working to address gaps in hospice care for persons of color, providing coaching on compassionate listening as an essential tool for health and organizational reform.  Prior to Plymouth, Molly has held positions at World ENABLED, a disability-rights organization and International Disability Alliance, working to build relationships across business, government, and non-profit sectors on inclusive city design. Molly holds a Ph.D. in sociology from Yale University with a specialization in organizational development.

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Abdul-Rehman Malik

Abdul-Rehman Malik is an award winning London-based journalist, educator, and cultural organizer. He is Programs Manager for the Radical Middle Way, which offers powerful, faith-inspired guidance and tools to enable change, combat exclusion and violence and promote social justice for all. His work has spanned the UK, Indonesia, Pakistan, Sudan, Mali, Morocco, Singapore, Canada and Malaysia. In January 2015, he became director of the Insight Film Festival, a unique year-round festival that celebrates the intersection between faith and film. Abdul-Rehman is a regular contributor to BBC Radio, offering contemporary perspectives on spirituality and presenting documentaries and programs for Radio 4, Radio 2 and the World Service. His recent documentary work…

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Episode 40: 2020 World Fellow Evan Mawarire

Evan Mawarire, a Zimbabwean clergyman and activist, describes why he founded #ThisFlag Citizen’s Movement, how his Christian faith helped him withstand detention and torture, and his hopes for the future of Zimbabwe.

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