Aysha is a Project Manager at EXMNA. Since 2017, she has worked to bring the Normalizing Dissent tour to college campuses all across the US, bringing Ex-Muslim perspectives where they are needed most.Growing up in a moderate Muslim household, Aysha struggled with reconciling the freedoms afforded to her as a member of the Western secular world with the restrictive roles prescribed to her in the Qur’an. Aysha is especially passionate about women’s health issues.
Abdul works to implement activities and ensure timely completion of a variety of EXMNA projects. He also coordinates media and outreach efforts for the organization.Before joining EXMNA, Abdul was a relief coordinator in Syria where he collaborated with hospitals to prevent casualties of war. He also worked as a laboratory researcher in the Biochemical and Molecular Genetics field.Abdul grew up in a moderate but tribal Sunni Muslim family. He left Islam in university as he began to study evolution and genetics in which he later got his degree. He is now a passionate secularist, humanitarian, and ex-Muslim atheist.