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Dilshad D. Ali

Managing Editor, Muslim Portal

Dilshad D. Ali joined as Managing Editor of the Muslim Portal in May 2011. She has covered Muslims and Islam in America for more than 10 years for a variety of media outlets, including (before it became, Newsweek, Azizah Magazine, Illume Magazine,, Islamica magazine, and Beliefnet. She has also worked as an editor at Islamic Relief USA, the largest Muslim charity organization in the U.S. During her time at Beliefnet, Ms. Ali greatly expanded coverage of Islam and Muslims in America as well and was also responsible for the site's Hinduism and minor Asian religion pages. She developed a comprehensive "Understanding Islam" section for Beliefnet prior to the fifth anniversary of 9/11, managed numerous blogs and newsletters, and produced an award-winning online travel diary with Islam scholar Akbar Ahmed.

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