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Hedieh Mirahmadi


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Hedieh Mirahmadi is an attorney, author, and founder and president of the World Organization for Resource Development & Education (WORDE), which works to improve communication between Muslim and non-Muslim communities in order to reduce social conflict and political instability. She has advised the US Embassy in Afghanistan and Office of the Director of National Intelligence and is a member of the the LAPD Counter Terrorism Community Police Advisory Board. Mirahmadi is the editor of several books, including Islam and Civil Society (2005) and In the Shadow of Saints: Sufi Discourses of Shayk Muhammad Hisham Kabbani (2006). She is a member of the all-female Shura Council of the Women's Islamic Initiative in Spirituality and Equality and has studied Islamic law within the tradition of the Naqshbandi Haqqani Sufi Order. Mirahmadi holds a JD from the University of Southern California.
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