259. Dr. Nurah-Rosalie Amat’ullah (CEO, Muslim Women’s Institute for Research and Development)

Dr.Nurah Amat’ullah  is the founder and CEO of the Muslim Women’s Institute for Research and Development,a multi-service institution in the Bronx, New York founded in 1987.MWIRD has established two Halal food pantries in New York City-the first two such food programs in the city, and among the few  Halal food programs for the needy in the United States.Currently, more than 8,000 families in New York City are served by these pantries each month.

MWIRD also provides health and educational services for thousands of Bronx,NY residents each month.

Dr. Amat’ullah received her Doctorate of Ministry degree from the New York Theological Seminary, and her Islamic Chaplaincy certification from the Hartford Seminary. In addition to her leadership of MWIRD, she is recognized for her role in faith-based service in the international interfaith community.

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