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Dr. Ahmed Alwani

Dr. Ahmed Alwani is the founder and president of the Center for Global Policy. He serves on the boards of several nonprofit organizations, including the Washington Theological Consortium and Fairfax Educational Foundation. In 2018, Dr. Alwani became vice president of the International Institute of Islamic Thought, a Virginia-based nonprofit organization that focuses on educational advancement in Muslim societies, a legacy he inherited from his father, who co-founded the institute in the 1980s.

Dr. Alwani has served as a member of the advisory board of the U.S. military’s Africa Command. Dr. Alwani has also been a board member of the higher education committee of the Loudoun County Economic Development Commission and a commissioner for the International Association for Continuing Education and Training. Dr. Alwani currently serves as vice president of York Foundation and Reston Investments, LLC, and as the president of Heritage Education, Inc.

Dr. Alwani earned his Ph.D. in Human Resource Development from Virginia Tech (2014) and has a Master’s in Engineering Administration from George Washington University (1990).