Afsha Bawany received the Administrative Faculty Development Award
Afsha Bawany, Media Relations Specialist at UNLV received the award to support her fellowship at the American Muslim Civic Leadership Institute at the University of Southern California Center for Religion and Civic Culture.
The American Muslim Civic Leadership Institute builds the capacity of emerging Muslim leaders from across the United States. AMCLI offers a national fellowship and regional training programs in select cities.
AMCLI provides emerging leaders with recognition: meaning, enrichment, credentials; space to think differently, to be revived, to be challenged; tools: resources, capacity, training; inspiration through others and through faith;connection to other civic leaders within and outside of Muslim communities.
She has written for media outlets such as The Boston Globe, Las Vegas Sun, Henderson Home News, The Orange County Register and Las Vegas Business Press and AltMuslimah.
Afsha graduated from Northeastern University with a degree in journalism and a minor in political science. A former reporter, Afsha has written for numerous media outlets including The Boston Globe, Las Vegas Sun, Henderson Home News, The Orange County Register and Las Vegas Business Press.