Ameena Jandali, Majlis Member
Co-founder and Secretary of the Board of Directors, Islamic Networks Group, Ameena Jandali has delivered hundreds of presentations in schools, colleges, universities, churches, and other venues on Islam and related subjects.
She has appeared on numerous television and radio programs on topics such as Women in Islam, Ramadan, and topics related to September 11th. She recently appeared on Channel 5 KPIX on a World’s Affairs Council panel to discuss the aftermath of September 11th as well as an interview about the impact of September 11th and Bay Area Muslims which aired on September 8th, and September 11th, 2002.
She took part in a discussion of women in Islam at an event sponsored by KQED, The World’s Affairs Council, and other organizations.
She has published a number of letters in the San Francisco Chronicle, the Contra Costa Times, and the San Jose Mercury News and has been the subject of numerous articles relating to Islam and Muslims in various newspapers. She was keynote speaker at a New California Media forum for Ethnic Media in October 2001. With Maha ElGenaidi, she co-authored several training handbooks on outreach for American Muslims as well training modules for public institutions on developing cultural competency with the American Muslim community.
She is married with five children, and lives in Berkeley.