Sheila Musaji

Country

United States

Known for

Member of the Missouri US Attorney's Hate Crimes Task Force

Dates

Hijri Unknown-Present (AH); Common Era Unknown-Present (CE)

Sheila Musaji

Biography

Sheila Musaji is on the Missouri US Attorneys' Hate Crimes Task Force. She is a member of Women in Black, and Women of Faith in Saint Louis ,and has been actively involved in Interfaith Dialogue for 20 years. She is the Director of the Islamic Speakers Bureau of St. Louis. She is on the Board of Interfaith Partnership of Saint Louis, and a Counselor for the Center for Economic and Social Justice. She was the founder and editor of The American Muslim, a quarterly journal which was in print from 1989 to 1994 and is now a monthly email publication. Sheila was also a former Vice President of the Pattonville Education Foundation (Pattonville School District) and a member of the Lambert Airport Rotary Club and the Northwest Communities Chamber of Commerce. She was one of two American delegates to the 2nd International Muslim Women's Conference in Khartoum, Sudan in 1992. She was a participant in the 2006 Diversity Dialogue Conference Sharing Ideas, Building Bridges: A Dutch-U.S. Muslim Dialogue in the Netherlands. She was also a former member of the Board of Advisors of the Islamic Resource Institute, member of the Lombard-Villa Park Clergyman's Association, Board of the Islamic Information Center, and Coordinator of Da'wah Committee of the Islamic Center of Villa Park, Illinois 1986 to 1989. She was the first Muslim Baccalaureate speaker at Amherst College, Massachusetts in 1992. In addition, she was the Coordinator for the 1993 First North American Muslim Pow Wow in Abiquiu, New Mexico, and a participant in the Parliament for the World's Religions in Chicago in 1993. She is the author of numerous articles about Islam in America and speaks often at churches, schools, service organizations and synagogues about Islam.