Daisy Khan


Ms. Daisy Khan is Founder and Executive Director of the Women's Islamic Initiative in Spirituality and Equality (WISE), a women-led organization committed to peacebuilding, equality and justice for Muslims around the globe. Khan has dedicated her life to promoting an expression of Islam based on cultural and religious harmony. A frequent speaker, she lectures across the country at conferences, universities, and religious institutions. She is the recipient of numerous awards, most notably the Edinburgh Peace Award, the Clinton Global Initiative Commitment to Action Award, and Women's E-News "Seven Who Topple Tyrannies." Khan is currently spearheading a 200-page community-led guide, aimed at mobilizing Muslims to take a stand against violent extremism and develop narratives of peace.