This Year’s Honorees

Dr. Debbie Almontaser

Dr. Debbie Almontaser is a community activist, advocate, entrepreneur, and educator who works across sectors in New York City. Dr. Almontaser has developed avenues for social exchange to encourage interfaith activism and outreach across the boundaries of race, ethnicity and religion. 


mehdi hasan

Mehdi Hasan is a columnist at the Intercept, host of the podcast Deconstructed and TV shows UpFront and Head to Head on Al Jazeera TV. Hasan’s tenacity and courage in reporting represent the best tradition of journalism.