Wed, Mar 06 | Glenbard South High School

Talk to Me Presentation by Qasim Rashid

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Time & Location

Mar 06, 2019, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Glenbard South High School, 23W200 Butterfield Rd, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137, USA

About the Event

Talk to Me Presentation by Qasim Rashid

In partnership with Glenbard Parent Series

Qasim Rashid, a Glenbard South graduate, is a best-selling and critically acclaimed author, practicing attorney, former visiting fellow at Harvard University's Islamic Studies program, & current Truman National Security Fellow.

Qasim is the author of three books #TalkToMe: Changing the Narrative on Race, Religion, & Education launched in 2016, EXTREMIST: A Response to Geert Wilders & Terrorists Everywhere (2014), which became an Amazon #1 Best Seller on Islam, and the critically acclaimed book, The Wrong Kind of Muslim: An Untold Story of Persecution & Perseverance (2013).

He regularly publishes in multiple platform including on TIME, The Independent, and Washington Post. His work has additionally appeared in Politico, NBC, USA Today, The Daily Beast, and National Public Radio, among various other national and international outlets.

Qasim is a frequent speaker at a variety of universities and houses of worship, and interviews in a variety of media including the New York Times, FOX News, CNN, Muslim Television Ahmadiyya International, Al Jazeera, NBC, CBS, Voice of America, among several other national and international outlets.

He is the former Chairman of the Muslim Writers Guild of America, served as a Volunteer Chaplain for the Virginia State Prison system, and offered pro bono legal assistance to victims of domestic and sexual violence through the Virginia Poverty Law Center.

He tweets @MuslimIQ and is on Facebook and Instagram at @AuthorQasimRashid. Qasim is also the host of the @ReSightIslam Podcast, available wherever you listen to podcasts.

Qasim, his wife Ayesha, and their three children reside in Virginia. He dreams of one day walking on another planet.

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