Meet Adeel Zeb

Adeel ZebAssalaamu Alaykum readers and welcome! Adeel Zeb is the President and Co-Founder of DEEN: The Foundation for Muslim Campus Life. He has served as the Muslim Chaplain and Imam of American University in Washington, D.C. He is a graduate of the Master’s in Islamic Chaplaincy program at Hartford Seminary. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Baylor University as well as a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Islamic Studies from Arees University in traditional Islamic sciences. He is a two time recipient of the Beta Chi Theta (Excellence of Service Award). He has over 10 years of experience in Muslim-American public service. He has spoken at Islamic Centers, Universities, Hospitals, and Muslim Conferences throughout the United States and has delivered Friday Khutbah on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. His media accomplishments include being profiled and interviewed in the Washington Post, ABC, CBS, FOX, and Voice of Asia. He has earned multiple certifications in Interfaith Conflict Management, Conflict Analysis, and Negotiation from the United States Institute of Peace (USIP). He was the first Muslim Chaplain student at Children’s Medical Center’s Clinical Pastoral Education Program in Dallas, TX. He is fluent in Urdu, Hindi, and English and has Intermediate Fluency in Spanish, Modern Standard and Qur’anic Arabic. 

Adeel's specializations include:
American Islam
Spiritual Counseling
Muslim Youth Development
Interfaith Public Relations

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