Wajahat Ali Biography

Published On Aug 29, 2016
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He is working as a Creative Director at Affinis Labs. He was the one to launch the Al Jazeera American Network as a co-host of the network. Ali has also written the book The Domestic Crusaders which was the first major play published about Muslim Americans. He was also the co-author and researcher of the seminal report from the Center for American Progress about anti-Muslim discrimination “Fear Inc., Roots of the Islamophobia Network in America”.

His contributions include his work for the “Generation Change” with the U.S. Department of State which is a leadership program to empower young social entrepreneurs. He started in eight countries including Pakistan and Singapore. For his works, he was honored with the “Generation Change Leader” by Hilary Clinton and “Emerging Muslim American Artist” by the Muslim Public Affairs Council. He has written for New York Times, the Atlantic, Washington Post, the Guardian, and Salon.

Nothing is revealed about his personal life either he is in any affair or does have any girlfriend or not. And there is not any information about his married life, spouse, and divorce. The active and enthusiastic personality might have a better salary with an awesome figure of net worth.

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His book was premiered

2005

Wajahat Ali's play named The Domestic Crusaders was premiered in 2005.It is the first major play published about Muslim Americans. As he belongs to Muslim American nationality, he published the play about Muslim American people.

Received an honor

2008

For the great contribution and influential works done by Wajahat Ali in Fear Inc., Roots of the Islamophobia Network in America, Wajahat Ali was honored as An Influential Muslim American Artist by the State Department in 2008.

Started writing for The Guardian

2008

Wajahat Ali has written more than 31 articles for The Guardian including Muslims For America, Flying Brown, Respect is not Enough, The Pakistani Monster, Peter King's Subversive Fantasy, etc. He started writing for The Guardian since 2008.

Received honors

2009

Wajahat Ali was again honored for his works in 2009. He was named "A Muslim Leader For Tomorrow" for his journalism work and also he was given the recognition of "Emerging Muslim American Artist" by Muslim Public Affair Council. 

Joined Twitter

2009

The great personality who does not have revealed much information about him has joined in the year 2009. Since the time, he has been active on Twitter interacting with his fans. He does have more than thirty-three thousand followers on Twitter.

Worked with the U.S. department

2012

Wajahat Ali worked with the U.S. department to work for the "Generation Change" which is a leadership program to empower young social entrepreneurs. The initiation was done in eight countries including Pakistan and Singapore.