Linda Sarsour

Country

United States

Known for

Activist, Women's March, Arab American Association of New York

Linda Sarsour

Biography

Linda Sarsour is a Palestinian-American activist. She served as the executive director of the Arab American Association of New York from 2011-2016. During her tenure, she was part of a coalition that successfully advocated for Muslim holidays to be recognized as public school holidays in New York City. In 2017, she served as co-chair for the Women’s March, during which she highlighted the American Muslim experience and advocated for the acceptance and inclusion of Muslims in everyday life. She is a fellow at the NYU Wagner School of Public Service. Photo credit: http://www.refinery29.com/linda-sarsour-muslim-feminist

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