Irshad Manji is a Canadian-born social entrepreneur, educator, and author. She is the founder and CEO of Moral Courage College and has taught leadership with New York University and Oxford University's Initiative for Global Ethics and Human Rights. Manji is a prominent advocate for diversity, pluralism, and moral courage, and has written several books on these topics.
Why you should book Irshad Manji for your next event
- Expertise and Experience: Irshad Manji is a highly respected educator and author, with years of experience in teaching and speaking on topics related to diversity, moral courage, and teamwork. Her expertise and insight make her a valuable addition to any event.
- Timeliness and Relevance: In today’s globalized and interconnected world, issues related to diversity and pluralism have become more important than ever. Irshad Manji’s work on these topics is timely and relevant, and her message is one that resonates with a wide range of audiences.
- Engaging and Inspiring: Irshad Manji is known for her engaging and inspiring speaking style, which is both thought-provoking and entertaining. Her presentations are designed to stimulate conversation and encourage people to think more deeply about the issues that matter most to them.
Irshad Manji is the winner of Oprah Winfrey’s first-ever “Chutzpah Award” for boldness. She is also the Founder/CEO of Moral Courage College, which teaches people to turn contentious issues into constructive conversations and healthy teamwork.
A professor of leadership at New York University for many years, she now teaches with Oxford University’s Initiative for Global Ethics and Human Rights. Prof. Manji has written for publications worldwide, with her books appearing in 36 languages. Her latest international bestseller is Don’t Label Me: How to Do Diversity Without Inflaming the Culture Wars. (Fun fact: the renowned American entertainer Chris Rock calls it “genius.”)
African by birth, Canadian by upbringing, American by address and global by reach, Prof. Manji says that the only label she can embrace for herself is “plural.”
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