Melody Fox Ahmed
Melody Fox Ahmed joined Georgetown University's Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs in 2006 and serves as the assistant director for programs. She manages programming and outreach such as the Doyle Engaging Difference Program, the Religion, Ethics, and World Affairs Certificate, and interfaith dialogue and service outreach work. Through her work with the Center’s program on religion and global development, she organized and participated in a global series of conferences in Qatar, the Netherlands, Guatemala, Cambodia, and Bangladesh. She received her B.A. from Vanderbilt University and her M.A. in Global, International, and Comparative History from Georgetown University, with a focus on Latin America and the Muslim world.
She manages Georgetown University’s participation in the White House Interfaith and Community Service Campus Challenge, a program to increase and deepen interfaith dialogue and service work on campus and in the DC community. She is a member of the US-Pakistan Interreligious Consortium organized by Intersections International and is a frequent speaker on interfaith issues and Islam in Washington, DC. Previously she worked at the consulting firm Corporate Executive Board and with the Buxton Initiative, an interfaith dialogue organization in Washington, D.C, and has studied and worked in Spain, Mexico, and Brazil. Her work at the Berkley Center and multifaith, multicultural family background make South Asia a particular area of focus for her research and interfaith dialogue work.
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Faith, Development, and a People Without a State in Bangladesh
January 31, 2011