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    Professor Amina Wadud

Dr Amina Wadud is most well known as the Lady-Imam because of her embodied social justice. She is Professor Emeritus of Islamic Studies and Visiting Scholar at the Starr King School for the Ministry, in Berkeley California, USA. Currently she is doing research funded by the Arcus Foundation on Sexual Diversity and Human Dignity in Islamic Classical Sources. One of the 8 founding members of Sisters in Islam, Malaysia, she is Resource Scholar and member of the International Advisory Group to Musawah: a global movement for reform in Muslim Personal Status Laws. Author of Qur'an and Woman: Rereading the Sacred Text from a Woman's Perspective, now 25 years old and translated into more than a dozen languages, she is also author of Inside the Gender Jihad: Women's Reform in Islam. Mother of five and Nana to six, she still travels globally to consult on Islam and social justice from a faith perspective.