Asra Q. Nomani
Asra Q. Nomani, a former reporter for the Wall Street Journal, is the author of two books, Standing Alone: An American Woman’s Struggle for the Soul of Islam, and Tantrika: Traveling the Road of Divine Love. She is a former professor in the practice of journalism at Georgetown University and has published opinion pieces and essays about themes from her books, related to women’s rights, peace, and tolerance, in the Washington Post, the New York Times, TIME, and the Daily Beast, along with numerous other publications. She has spoken on CNN, HBO’s “Real Time” with comedian Bill Maher, MSNBC’s “Meet the Press,” BBC, NPR, and other media outlets. Discover more about Asra at asranomani.com.