Deputy Director of the Islamic Networks Group (ING)
Ishaq Pathan is the Director of Islamic Networks Group – Bay Area (www.ing.org), a nonprofit organization with affiliates and partners around the country that are pursuing peace and countering all forms of bigotry through education and interfaith engagement while working within the framework of the First Amendment’s protection of religious freedom and pluralism. Ishaq earned his BA from Hamilton College with a major in anthropology and minors in education and Middle Eastern & Islamic world studies. Ishaq has conducted dozens of youth training seminars and spoken to thousands of students on topics relating to Islam and Muslims. He also holds a certificate in nonprofit leadership from the College of San Mateo and the Center for Excellence in Nonprofits.