Bunmi Akinnusotu

Bunmi Akinnusotu

Bunmi Akinnusotu is a first-generation American who spent countless hours listening to her Nigerian relatives argue about world politics. The idea of a world outside of America has always been part of her consciousness and is the motivation behind her podcast. “What in the World (WITW)?” makes global issues understandable and relevant to ordinary American people. Explained by expert women and people of color, they break down current and past foreign policy issues by connecting it to everyday life.

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Wardah Khalid

Wardah Khalid

In December 2016, we spoke to writer and speaker Wardah Khalid about supporting Muslim voices in foreign policy in the US. She told Lucie Goulet that "It wouldn’t be a good thing if every single Muslim in the government left, because there would be nobody to be the voice of reason or counter policy that isn't good for national security and discriminates against people or violates their civil rights."

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Ani Zonneveld

Ani Zonneveld

As part of a brand new partnership highlighting American Muslim women's role in foreign policy, Women in Foreign Policy's Lucie Goulet and Middle East Collective's Whitney Buchanan interview Ani Zonneveld of Muslims for Progressive Values. Ani shares her advice for people who want to partner with progressive Muslim organisations and explains why it's important to use religious language to counter extremism.

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