Ameera Khan (she/he)

About this speaker

Ameera Sultana Khan is a Bengali-American Muslim whose Islam is informed from a myriad of sources, including the memorization of the Qur'an and studying progressive Muslim perspectives. She is informed by Sunni, Sufi, anti-patriarchal, and liberation theology-oriented traditions within Shari'a, Quran, Hadith, and Islamic History. She joined the Muslim Youth Leadership Council in 2018 to join empowered Muslims reclaiming their narratives across the country, and has held numerous workshops and given talks on reclaiming Queer Islamic History, Muslim Identity, and Shari'a Laws. She has also organized conferences, most recently the Muslim Youth Leadership Council's Virtual Conference, which drew virtual attendees from across the globe. In her professional life, she works as a DevOps Engineer for Unite Us in Minneapolis, Minnesota.


Responding to Religious Hate

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