Ibrahim Rashid

Founder of My Muslim Friends

Ibrahim Rashid is a writer, photographer, community organizer, and educator. He is the founder of My Muslim Friends where he uses photography & storytelling to redefine what it means to be Muslim. As an undergraduate at Boston University, he traveled to Cuba and Israel to learn about the Embargo and Palestinian Occupation, designed a Toolkit to prevent radicalization, and conducted case management for refugees. His research looks at the impact of Islamophobia on extremism, civil-liberties, and democracy in the United States and abroad. He has spoken at the Massachusetts State House, the BUnited Diversity Conference, and in High-school classrooms. His commentary has appeared in the New York Times, Huffington Post, and BUToday. For more, visit