9-11 Ten Year Anniversary: An Interfaith Response in New York

Broadcast on September 15, 2011
With Rev. Bob Chase & Nurah Amat'ullah & Rabbi Justus Baird

Nurah Amat'ullah

Executive Director of the Muslim Women’s Institute for Research and Development

Nurah W. Amat’ullah (Rosalie P. Jeter) currently serves as a manuscript librarian in the Manuscript, Archives and Rare Books Division at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, a New York Public Library Research Center. Ms. Amat’ullah is a member of working committee for the USA group in the Trans-Atlantic Dialogue between the Chicago based Council for the Parliament of World Religions and the Protestant Academies of Germany. She is also an executive committee member of the Consultation for Inter-faith Education.

Ms. Amat’ullah was born in Trinidad and Tobago. She immigrated to the United States in 1987. As the founder and executive director of the Muslim Women’s Institute for Research and Development, she developed a number of faith-based community development initiatives and has participated in a number of multi-faith and religious NGO efforts. In the last 5 years, Ms. Amat’ullah as dedicated much of her time to her vocation in the arena of ecclesiastic work/pastoral care. She has developed and directed social services projects aimed at easing the human suffering of a large new immigrant population in the southwest Bronx.

Ms. Amat’ullah earned a master’s degree in Library and Information Science, along with a Certificate of Advanced Studies for Archival Management from Long Island University in 1996. She recently earned a Graduate Certificate in Islamic Chaplaincy at Hartford Seminary.