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Zahra Jamal

Associate Director, Boniuk Inst. for Religious Tolerance, Rice U

Zahra N. Jamal is Associate Director of Community Engagement at Rice University's Boniuk Institute for Religious Tolerance and Founder and CEO of The Inclusion Expert, a diversity consultancy on leadership strategy, workplace diversity, and Muslim cultures. Over 20+ years, Zahra has been an award-winning faculty at Harvard, MIT, MSU, and University of Chicago (UC), founding director at MSU & UC, a nonprofit/higher ed executive and diversity consultant. Leveraging cultural insights, she drives data-driven strategies with high-impact results for the UN, G-20 Interfaith, the US and Canadian governments; Fortune 500s including Microsoft, Facebook, Google, Goldman Sachs, Siemens, DHL, and Disney; and nonprofits including MD Anderson Cancer Center, Harvard, Rice, Duke, Aspen Institute, Swiss Development Cooperation, and Aga Khan Development Network.


1.Philanthropy and Civic Engagement

Zahra Jamal
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