Irshad Manji

Irshad Manji, winner of Oprah's first Chutzpah Award, directs the Moral Courage Project at New York University. Her #1 Canadian bestseller, The Trouble with Islam Today: A Muslim's Call for Reform in Her Faith, is published in more than 30 languages. In countries that ban her book, Manji reaches readers by posting free translations on her website. The Arabic, Urdu and Persian editions have been downloaded over 1.5 million times. Her Emmy-nominated documentary, "Faith Without Fear," is also being watched in the Muslim underground worldwide. Manji is currently writing her next book: a leadership guide to advance the 21st-century reformation within Islam.