Daisy Khan is an award-winning speaker, author, activist, commentator, and the founder of Women's Islamic Initiative in Spirituality and Equality (WISE), the largest global network of Muslim women committed to peace-building, gender equality, and human dignity.
She has been involved in grassroots efforts combating anti-Muslim bias for over twenty years and is renowned as a thought leader on Muslim women's rights, Islam in America. Khan believes that women's leadership is essential to solving societal issues, and published the WISE Up Report in collaboration with 72 authors to create a counter-momentum to the rise in hateful rhetoric and violent extremism. Her memoir, Born with Wings, published in 2018 by Random House, depicts her spiritual journey as a modern Muslim woman and her circuitous path to leadership.
Khan was listed among TIME Magazine's "100 Most Influential" People and The Huffington Post listed her among "Top Ten Women Faith leaders" and MORE Magazine described her as "a link between moderate Islam and the West." She is the recipient of twenty awards and honors including the Eleanor Roosevelt Human Rights Award, Edinburgh Peace Award, Interfaith Center's Award for Promoting Peace, Women's E-News named her "21 women of the 21st century." Glamour Magazine listed her among "7 Women You Must Follow on Twitter."
Born with Wings
- The Spiritual Journey of a Modern Muslim Woman
- By: Daisy Khan
- Narrated by: Daisy Khan
- Length: 12 hrs
The dramatic, spiritual memoir of a prominent Muslim woman working to empower women and girls across the world - for fans of Malala Yousafzai and Azar Nafisi....
- By Anas on 06-26-18
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