Imam Abdullah completed his basic training and education in his native Turkey. From 1996-2003 he worked on a variety of faith-based humanitarian and relief projects in Myanmar (Burma) and Malaysia with the Association of Social and Economic Solidarity with Pacific Countries.
Marwa Aly is the Muslim Chaplain at both Trinity College and Wesleyan University since 2008. She received her Masters in Islamic Studies and Christian Muslim Relations from the Hartford Seminary and is currently working on completing her certification in Islamic Chaplaincy. Prior to her appointment at Trinity and Wesleyan, she was the first Muslim Chaplain at Manhattanville College located in Purchase New York.
Omer Bajwa is the "Coordinator of Muslim Life" in the Chaplain's Office at Yale University. Born in Pakistan, Omer emigrated to the United States at the age of three, growing up in Upstate New York. He earned his Graduate Certificate in Islamic Chaplaincy from Hartford Seminary, and he has been engaged in religious service, social activism, and educational outreach for the past nine years. His interests include Islam in the United States, interfaith activities, Islam and the global media, and transnational religious and intellectual networks. He regularly lectures about these topics and others at campuses, congregations, and communities across the country.