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Who's Who

The KAICIID Who is Who in Interreligious Dialogue is an online directory hosting information on individuals active and expert in IRD such as religious leaders, policymakers, heads of international organisations, teachers, trainers and activists.  Search the directory to connect with experts and specialists from every continent engaged in a wide variety of initiatives.

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Bosnia and HerzegovinaIslam

Grand Mufti of Bosnia Herzegovina Mustafa Ceric

President, World Bosniak Congress

Co-founder, Interreligious Council of Bosnia-Herzegovina

Co-founder, Executive Committee, European Council of Religious Leaders

Co-founder, International Commission for Peace Research, UNESCO

Dr. Mustafa Ceric has served as the Grand Mufti of Bosnia-Herzegovina since 1999. Ceric was educated at al-Azhar University in Cairo and received his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago. He served as the Imam of the Islamic Center of Zagreb in Croatia, and later of the Islamic Cultural Center in...

LebanonChristianityDialogueMiddle EastLebanonMaroniteCitizenship

Rev. Prof. Dr. Fadi Daou

Co-Founder and President, Adyan Foundation

Born in 1971 in Lebanon, Fadi Daou is currently the Chairperson and CEO of Adyan Foundation, where he contributes, in Lebanon and internationally, to the promotion of coexistence, interfaith relations and inclusive citizenship. Adyan’s successful work was recognized in 2018 by receiving the Niwano...

Hanni Dawah
EgyptIslamHani DawahEgyptIslamInterfaithهاني ضوةPeacebuilding

Dr. Hani Dawah

KAICIID Fellow
Deputy Senior Media Advisor to the Grand Mufti of Egypt

Hani Dawah is the Deputy of the Senior Media Advisor to the Grand Mufti of Egypt. He is an International Fellow of (KAICIID) for the year 2017, Vienna. Also he is a member of Inter-religious platform for Dialogue and cooperation in the Arab World, Rep of Grand Mufti of Egypt. Hani Dawah is an...

USAJudaismPeacebuildingConflict ResolutionExtremismDialogueconflict-transformation

Joyce S. Dubensky

CEO, Tanenbaum Center for Interreligious Understanding

Board of Directors, Sikh Art & Film Foundation

Joyce S. Dubensky is the CEO of Tanenbaum, a globally recognized thought leader in combating religious violence and hatred by tackling religious bullying of students, harassment in workplaces, and disparate health treatment for people based on their beliefs. Dubensky helps makes the world safer...

USAChristianityDevelopmentFaith PartnershipsLocal Faith ActorsResearchFaith Financing

Jean Frances Duff

President, The Joint Learning Initiative on Faith and Local Communities

Ms Duff serves as chief executive of the Joint Learning Initiative on Faith & Local Communities (JLI) an international, interfaith, multi-sector collaboration for excellent evidence for faith groups’ activity and contribution to development and humanitarian challenges. JLI’s goal is to equip...

USASan FranciscoJudaismInterreligious DialoguePeacebuildingJewish Social JusticeCivil Discourse

Rabbi Amy Eilberg

Coordinator of Jewish Community Engagement, Faith in Action Bay Area

Member of Steering Committee, Multifaith Voices for Peace and Justice

Rabbi Amy Eilberg is the first woman ordained as a Conservative rabbi by the Jewish Theological Seminary of America.She serves as the Coordinator of Jewish Engagement for Faith in Action Bay Area, a multi-faith, multi-racial social justice organization in the San Francisco Bay Area. She previously...

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ArgentinaJudaismWorld Jewish CongressLatin American Jewish CongressCongreso Judio LatinoamericanoJew Latin AmericaJewish

Claudio Gregorio Epelman

KAICIID Advisory Forum
Executive Director, Latin American Jewish Congress

Representative to the Holy See & Commissioner for Interreligious Dialogue, World Jewish Congress

Claudio Epelman is the Executive Director of the Latin American Jewish Congress, regional branch of the World Jewish Congress, and Commissioner for interreligious dialogue & Representative to the Holy See of the World Jewish Congress. Epelman had a personal relation with the then Cardinal Jorge...

USAChristianity

John L. Esposito

Founding Director, Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding, Georgetown University

Project Director, Bridge Initiative

Editor-in-Chief, Oxford Islamic Studies Online, The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World, The Oxford Encyclopedia

University Professor, Professor of Religion and International Affairs and of Islamic Studies at Georgetown University, John L. Esposito is Founding Director of the Alwaleed Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding and The Bridge Initiative: Protecting Pluralism – Ending Islamophobia in the Walsh...

UKChristianityRedcliffe CollegeChristian TheologyBible and Ethics

Dr. C. Rosalee Velloso Ewell

KAICIID Advisory Forum
Executive Director, Theological Commission, World Evangelical Alliance

Principal, Redcliffe College

Dr. C. Rosalee Velloso Ewell is the Principal of Redcliffe College (UK) and the Executive Director of the Theological Commission for the World Evangelical Alliance. She is a Brazilian theologian from São Paulo and has a PhD in theological ethics from Duke University. Rosalee also serves as New...

Rev. Dr. C. Welton Gaddy
USAChristianityReligious FreedomInterfaith Relations

Rev. Dr. C. Welton Gaddy

President Emeritus and Senior Advisor, Interfaith Alliance

Host of the National Radio Show "State of Belief"
Pastor Emeritus, Northminster Church
Member, Council on Foreign Relations Advisory Committee

The Rev. Dr. C. Welton Gaddy is President Emeritus of Interfaith Alliance and currently serving as their Senior Advisor. A champion of religious freedom, he also hosts a weekly national radio programme "State of Belief" in which he explores and explains the role of religion in daily life. He is...

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