Eltantawi, Sarah

Posted Oct 28, 2005      •Permalink      • Printer-Friendly Version Bookmark and Share

Sarah Eltantawi is a consultant to American organizations dedicated to promoting harmony among diverse communities and a sound and productive foreign policy toward the Muslim world.  Some of her current consulting projects are with the Asma Society, a group dedicated to building bridges between the American Muslim community and other Americans based in New York City, and Bridges T.V., a new American Muslim Entertainment Channel set to launch in October of this year.  From 2001-2004, Ms. Eltantawi served as Communications Director for the Muslim Public Affairs Council (MPAC) in Washington D.C.  Ms. Eltantawi is a frequent media commentator on American Muslim affairs and Middle East policy, making hundreds of television and radio appearances on national media outlets.  Ms. Eltantawi has also written for publications, such as the New York Times Upfront on Counterterrorism issues.  She is also contributing to an anthology on the lives of Muslim women to be published Beacon Press next year, and frequently writes on social and political issues.  Ms. Eltantawi served as the Secretary for the National Coalition to Protect Political Freedom in Washington D.C. from 2002-2003.  In 2004, she was invited by the Brookings Institute and the state of Qatar to participate in a world U.S.-Islamic dialogue.  Also in 2004, she briefed Democratic National Convention delegates on outreach to the American Muslim community.  Ms. Eltantawi has a Bachelor’s Degree in Rhetoric and English from the University of California, Berkeley, and a Master’s Degree in Middle Eastern Studies from Harvard University.  She lives in New York City.

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