Shaykh Abdalla Idris - Canada
Shaykh Abdalla Idris Ali earned his distinction in International Relations from the University of Toronto. He is now the Deputy Secretary General of the Islamic Society of North America (ISNA) Canada. He began his work in education in Canada as a teacher of Arabic and Islamic studies at the Islamic Centre of Toronto (Jami Mosque) and held other responsibilities including Director of Education at the Centre. Later he served as the Imam and Director of the Islamic Center of Toronto and continues to be an Imam at large in the community. From 1992 to 1997 he served as President of ISNA. Dr. Ali is currently the Majlis Ash-Shura Chair of the Islamic Media Foundation and sits on the Board of Advisors of many Islamic organizations. Shaykh Abdalla Idris Ali is a renowned public speaker and fund-raiser.