Amna Salameh celebrates human diversity and is passionate about uplifting minority voices and bringing social justice to the communities she serves. With her background in education, she serves on both the Positive Behavioral Intervention and Supports (PBIS) Committee and the Office of Educational Equity (OEE) Committee at the Elk Grove Unified School District.
She completed her Bachelor of Arts in International Studies from Louisiana State University, and finished her Master of Arts in Education, with a concentration in Curriculum and Instruction, from California State University of Sacramento. Her Master's project was titled, "Professional Development on Islamophobia: A Multicultural Framework for Secondary Public School Educators".
Amna is a frequent presenter and lecturer on topics surrounding Islam and Islamophobia in the College of Education at California State University of Sacramento, where she is a part-time professor in the Humanities and Religious Studies Department.
The Center for Race and Gender (CRG) is an interdisciplinary research center at the University of California Berkeley that fosters explorations of race and gender and their intersections. Specifically, they facilitate on-going research projects through hosting working groups and cutting edge projects, such as the Islamophobia Research & Documentation Project.