Imam Abdul Malik Mujahid
Born in Pakistan, Imam Abdul Malik Mujahid is a humanitarian, interfaith activist, film producer, and head of two major nonprofit organizations. He is the current Chairperson of the Board of Trustees of the Council for A Parliament of the World’s Religions, and President of Sound Vision. He authored Conversion To Islam: Untouchables Strategy For Protest In India, which won the Outstanding Academic Book of the Year Award in 1990. He served as the National Coordinator of the Bosnia Task Force USA, and a similar Kosovo Task Force. He successfully led efforts in collaboration with the National Organization of Women to declare rape as a war crime. He chaired the Council of Islamic Organizations of Greater Chicago, and served on the Credentials Committee of the Democratic National Convention in 2008. He is the Executive Producer of Chicago's Radio Islam, a daily one hour talk program. He was recently selected as one of the 500 most influential Muslims in the world.