Edham Reza Shah is joint managing partner at Abdul Rahman and Partners in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. He is a leading consultant and practitioner in banking and Islamic finance and takaful matters.
The Muslim Philanthropy Initiative was established in 2017 as an initiative of Lake Institute on Faith and Giving and the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy. MPI organizes symposiums and seminars, convenes philanthropic leaders, holds training programs, conducts research and recruits Muslims in the field to train and empower a new generation of philanthropic and nonprofit leaders.
James Dorsey is a senior fellow at the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies at Singapore’s Nanyang Technological University, co-director of the Institute for Fan Culture at Universität Würzburg and author of the blog The Turbulent World of Middle East Soccer.
Iyad Abumoghli is director of the United Nations Environment Programme Faith for Earth Initiative and worked as a senior policy adviser on environment. His expertise focuses on strategic planning, sustainable development, natural resources management, knowledge and innovation, and interfaith collaboration.
The Information Network for Epidemics’ Health Emergencies Programme at the World Health Organization emphasizes the importance of working with religious communities during crises such as the COVID-19 pandemic and has trained religious communities and leaders on best practices to confront the all-embracing global health emergency.
Food plays a big role in Ramadan. But food waste shouldn’t, according to a growing number of Muslims.
Salman Zafar is the editor-in-chief of EcoMENA, a sustainability advocacy group that has written about food waste during Ramadan.
Ivano Iannelli is the CEO of Dubai Carbon, which led a food waste awareness campaign in 2017.
Odeh Al-Jayyousi is head of technology and innovation management at Arabian Gulf University in Bahrain. His is the author of Islam and Sustainable Development and a member of the United Nations Global Scientific Advisory Panel.