Originally from Iraq, Sahar recently moved to NY from Los Angeles, CA., where she had been working as a television writer and producer. Her various projects included productions for USA Broadcasting, Warner Bros. FOX, and Paramount studios, and the American Forces Network. She soon discovered her passion for activism, and joined the board of the Muslim Women’s League, became active with Muslim advocacy oprganizations including the Muslim Public Affairs Council, and was part of the start-up team that launched Bridges-TV, the first ever, American-Muslim lifestyle network. Upon relocation to NY, Sahar has been active in studying about, and engaging in inter-religious dialogue and peace-building. She currently lives in one of the countries only intentional multi-faith communites geared towards studying the principles and practice of social justice and nonviolence, The Community of Living Traditions at the Stony Point Center. Sahar is also part of the Religious Leaders Council of the City of New York, and is currently working on video productions geared towards inter-religious peace-building.