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Faryal M. Khatri, a native of Indianapolis, Ind., is a community activist and leader. She has a bachelor’s degree in Health Systems Management and is a certified Six Sigma Black Belt with a certification in Lean Project Management. She is currently pursuing her masters’ degree in Philanthropic Studies from Indiana University’s Lilly Family School of Philanthropy and Certificate in Fund Raising Management from the Fund Raising School. Khatri received a scholarship for advancing inclusion from El Hibri Foundation in 2018.

Khatri’s strong passion for empowering and amplifying the voice of Muslim women led her to shift focus from operations management to communications and non-profit management to ensure minority women not only have a seat at the table but also have their voices heard.

Currently, Khatri heads the Communications Department of the Islamic Society of North America (ISNA). She is also the Editorial Assistant for Islamic Horizons, ISNA’s flagship publication and an editor with Giving USA. She serves on the External Advisory Board for Butler University’s Center for Faith and Vocation and the Executive Committees of the Board of Directors of the Center for Interfaith Cooperation and the Muslim Alliance of Indiana.