Back from a long hiatus for Episode 9!  Mahin catches up the audience on his whereabouts and what's coming up for the show before delving into a conversation with Ghulam Kehar, an individual who has cut his teeth in the field of refugee services.  Ghulam currently serves as the Associate Director of US Programs at Islamic Relief USA, leading grant-making initiatives and national capacity building programs for Islamic Relief's partners.  Ghulam got his start in the field as the co-founder of Amaanah Refugee Services.  He has presented at several TEDx conferences and served on the advisory board for the Mayor's Office of Immigrant and Refugee Affairs in Houston.  Ghulam holds a Bachelor's Degree in Economics from the University of Houston and a Nonprofit Leadership Certification from Rice University.  

Links to Ghulam's talks and the organizations he has worked with:

Islamic Relief:

Amaanah Refugee Services:

TEDx Talk on Refugee Resettlement:

TEDxRiceU Talk:

RADTalks (Rethinking Social Work):

Email Sultans and Sneakers: