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Ahmed Rehab

Location: Chicago, IL US
Website: http://t.co/GUdkSiMUqN


Ahmed Rehab is an American Muslim activist and writer with a focus on contemporary social issues including civil rights, media relations, and Islam-West relations. Rehab is a regular contributor to the Chicago Tribune, the Huffington Post, and CNN.com, his Op-Eds have been published in numerous newspapers around the country, and he has been interviewed numerous times by the Chicago Sun-Times, the Daily Herald, the Washington Post, the Orlando Sentinel, the Economist, the Boston Globe, Crain’s Business Magazine, the Chicago Tribune, Germany’s Die Zeit, and many more. Rehab is also a frequent guest on TV and cable news networks including ABC, CBS, NBC, CNN, FOX News, MSNBC, BBC, as well as on radio stations. His commentaries can be heard on Chicago Public Radio. Rehab is active on the national speaking circuit, he has spoken at organizations and University campuses in Chicago and around the United States, as well as in Europe, Australia, Egypt, and Kenya. Ahmed Rehab holds a Masters degree in Software Engineering from DePaul University and a Bachelors in Psychology from the University of Illinois. Rehab is the Vice-Chairman of RefugeeOne (RefugeeOne.org). He serves as a board member of the Illinois Coalition of Immigrant and Refugee Rights (ICIRR), the Chicago Human Relations Advisory Committee, and the Egyptian American Society. He also served as a member of the Chicago Council on Global Affairs’ (CCGA) Muslim task force, and the Chicago 2016 Arab Leadership Council. Rehab is an alumnus of the FBI Citizen’s Academy, an Eisenhower fellow of the American Assembly, and a 2009 Recipient of the Lincolnland Legend award. Ahmed Rehab is currently the Executive Director of CAIR-Chicago.