MOGAHED, THE FIRST MUSLIMAH IN WHITE HOUSE
Washington, 16 Dzulhijjah 1435/10 October 2014 (MINA) – Dalia Mogahed, became international community talk when she was choosen an an adviser to the President Barack Obama at the White House.
Mogahed was born in Egypt. She is a consultant for the Middle East and Muslim issues. She also wrote a book “Who Speaks For Islam”, based on six years of her research.
Mogahed has been widely recognized as one of the most influential women in the Arab World. Update News reported, as quoted by the Mi’raj Islamic News Agency (MINA), Friday.
He joined at the Interfaith Council of Muslim Affairs, which bridging the government and nonprofit organizations.
“I believe I was chosen because my research in Gallup Center. I am not a part of President Obama’s campaign, nor active in Democratic Party, I was selected based on my capacity,” Mogahed said.
He stated, the White House position is a great honor.
“Several young women come to me, saying that I was able to show good quality, although in different faith,” she added.
She explained, giving a briefing to an American president is not an easy job.
“I just want to pass the true information about Islam through out the World,” she added. (T/P007/R03)
Mi’raj Islamic News Agency (MINA)