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Rabiah Ahmed

Director of Media & Public Affairs
Muslim Public Affairs Council

Rabiah Ahmed is the Media and Public Affairs Director for the Muslim Public Affairs Council where she focuses on generating awareness of MPAC's policy positions as well as strategic communications for the larger American Muslim community. A media professional with more than 15 years of communications experience, Rabiah has worked extensively on public perceptions of Islam and Muslims and has launched campaigns such as "Muslims Care" and "My Faith My Voice" to address the rising tide of anti-Muslim sentiment in our society. She also also authored a media guide, “American Muslims: A Journalist Guide to Understanding Islam and Muslims” and is frequent speaker at conferences. Previously, Rabiah ran her own PR firm and served as a national spokesperson for her clients media on media outlets including, but not limited to: BBC, CNN, FOX, MSNBC, GEO, Al-Arabiya, NPR, WTOP, Washington Post, USA Today, Los Angeles Times and others. Rabiah holds a MA in journalism form the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a BA in mass communications from Wayne State University in Detroit, MI.