Omair Paul: MPV, United Nations Representative – United States
Saadia Farooq: Muslim World Today, Research Director and Social Media Outreach – Pakistan
Supna Zaidi: Council for Democracy and Tolerance, Founder and Director – United States
Ulfat Masibo: Supreme Council of Kenyan Muslims, Program Officer – Kenya
Ani Zonneveld, Treasurer
Ms. Ani Zonneveld is Founder and President of Muslims for Progressive Values (MPV), a faith-based, grassroots, international human rights organization that embodies and advocates for the traditional Qur’anic values of social justice and equality for all. Ms. Zonneveld has presided over MPV’s expansion to include chapters and affiliates in 12 countries and 19 cities. She is the co-editor of MPV’s first book “Progressive Muslim Identities – Personal Stories from the U.S. and Canada”; and has contributed to many forewords and to numerous anthologies, and is a contributor for HuffingtonPost, Open Democracy and al-Jazeera, and is the subject of a documentary title “al-imam” featuring Ani’s activism works. As an award-winning songwriter, Ms. Zonneveld utilizes the power of music and the arts in countering radicalism as she speaks-sings her message of social justice and peace from a progressive Muslim woman’s perspective, and is the first woman to release an English Islamic pop album in the U.S. in 2004.
Ms. Zonneveld has spearheaded the founding of the Alliance of Inclusive Muslims and now serves as its Treasurer.