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Suzy Ismail is the Founding Director of Cornerstone, a nonprofit, faith-based communication intervention organization with several locations around the world that focus on youth, family, marriage, identity, socio-emotional wellness, and relationship rebuilding. She is the author of many books including "Modern Muslim Marriage," "9 to 5," "When Muslim Marriage Fails," and several other works. She specializes in educating and empowering women, youth, and vulnerable populations by presenting a range of workshops, lectures, programs, diversity seminars, and corporate trainings both nationally and internationally. As a Visiting Professor for over a decade in the Communication Departments of Rutgers University and DeVry University, Suzy has researched, written, and presented extensively on the intersectionality of education, faith, communication, and culture. She has also served for many years as a student adviser, teacher, and board member of a local private school. Suzy has been interviewed on numerous media outlets and is often featured on talk shows, radio and television broadcasts and podcasts regarding her work. She has presented on the topics of marriage, family, parenting, identity, and teens at many public and private universities around the world and at the World Meeting of Families during Pope Francis’ first visit to the US. She has traveled to the border of Syria to work with refugee women, families, and orphans and continues her work with resettlement and relief agencies providing integration intervention. For many years, Suzy has served as an executive officer and director on several non-profit boards, commissions, and organizations. Her humanitarian work has been recognized with numerous awards including the Ambassador for Peace Award and the Visionary Muslim Award. She is a PhD candidate in Human Services focusing on Family Studies & Intervention Strategies and resides in Princeton, New Jersey with her husband and three children. Learn more about her publications:
Modern Muslim Marriage: Finding the Right Match & Making Your Marriage Succeed (2012)
9 to 5: Muslims in the Western Workplace (2011)
When Muslim Marriage Fails: Divorce Chronicles & Commentaries (2010)- International Book Awards Finalist
& The BFF Sisters: Jennah's New Friends (2001)
Look for her newest publications due out soon: Growing up Muslim in a Trumped America, On the Road to Recovery: Mending Broken Hearts, Modern Muslim Women, Voices of the Arab Spring, and Khadija's Journey. She currently resides in New Jersey with her husband and their three children.
References will gladly be provided upon request.
Please contact Suzy today at firstname.lastname@example.org for direct questions or email the staff at email@example.com to arrange for a speaking engagement or visit www.cornercounseling.com to schedule a counseling session.