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The Greed for Ilm Podcast
50 minutes | Sep 1, 2018
EP 215 – Aneesa Husain, PA-C
Welcome to episode 215 of the GFI Podcast! This episode I talk with sister Aneesa Husain, PA-C. Aneesa was born and raised in Dallas, TX and initially got interested in urology after working as a research technician at UT Southwestern Medical Center in a kidney cancer lab. After receiving her PA degree, she joined an independent... The post EP 215 – Aneesa Husain, PA-C appeared first on Greed for Ilm.
48 minutes | Mar 25, 2018
EP 214 – Anne Jenett
Anne Jenett is a Wife, Mother, Spiritual Being, Holistic Success & Leadership Coach for Women Social Entrepreneurs. Anne is also the Creator of the ‘Heal Your Self Method’ & PowerTransformation Facilitator at Unfold Your Dream. You can follow Sister Anne Jenett on Facebook. If you would like to be part of Greed for Ilm’s newest endeavor in creating a... The post EP 214 – Anne Jenett appeared first on Greed for Ilm.
42 minutes | Mar 18, 2018
EP 213 – Dr. Altaf Saadi
Back in 2016, Dr Altaf Saadi published a Huffington Post blog titled, “I Thought My Ivy League Degrees Would Protect Me From Bigotry. I Was Wrong.” Dr. Saadi’s article hit home with me as my wife is a nurse and I am, unfortunately, very familiar with hearing stories of patients making racist and Islamophobic remarks.... The post EP 213 – Dr. Altaf Saadi appeared first on Greed for Ilm.
38 minutes | Dec 10, 2017
EP 209 – Dana Salim
This interview is with author and publisher, Dana Salim. As a young child, Dana had a passion for reading and dreamt of becoming an author. After some encouragement from her husband and family, she decided to pursue her life-long dream. In August of 2016, Dana and her husband founded DS Publishing and since then have published their... The post EP 209 – Dana Salim appeared first on Greed for Ilm.
48 minutes | May 28, 2017
EP 208 – Asmaa Hussein
This interview is with dedicated author, Asmaa Hussein. Her book, “A Temporary Gift: Reflections on Love, Loss, and Healing” journals the tragic loss of her beloved husband Amr Kassem. On Friday, August 16, 2013, Asmaa’s husband Amr attended a peaceful protest in Egypt. An Egyptian army sniper shot and killed him, leaving a woman widowed... The post EP 208 – Asmaa Hussein appeared first on Greed for Ilm.
35 minutes | May 20, 2017
EP 207 – Mona Haydar
Poet and Activist Mona Haydar joins me this episode to talk about her background, “Ask a Muslim“, recent viral video and future projects. Prior to the release of her viral hit video, “Hijabi” (currently over 1.1M views on YouTube), her husband Sebastian and her decided to setup a stand in Cambridge, Massachusetts with signs that... The post EP 207 – Mona Haydar appeared first on Greed for Ilm.
35 minutes | Apr 30, 2017
EP 206 – Heraa Hashmi
This interview is with dedicated Muslimah, Heraa Hashmi. She is a 19 year old Colorado college student, who had an encounter with her classmate during a group project. Her classmate asked, “why do Muslims not condemn terrorism?” That simple question was part of a myraid of questions / comments that had propelled her to find evidence... The post EP 206 – Heraa Hashmi appeared first on Greed for Ilm.
58 minutes | Apr 27, 2017
EP 205 – Ranya Shbeib
This episode, I am joined by Ranya Shbeib, co-founder of Muslim Foster Care Association. True modern-day heros, Ranya Shbeib and Sameena Zahoor founded Muslim Foster Care Association to provide a support network for Muslim foster parents, educate the Muslim community about other opportunities to support foster families and foster kids (i.e. mentoring, tutoring, social work), and most importantly raise... The post EP 205 – Ranya Shbeib appeared first on Greed for Ilm.
91 minutes | Apr 23, 2017
EP 204 – Dr. Meraj Mohiuddin
I am joined by Dr. Meraj Mohiuddin, an American Muslim. Educated in the United States and longing to find an intimate book in English on the life of the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh), Dr. Meraj, an American physician dedicated himself for 13 years to complete his book, Revelation. In this conversation, he shares the inspiration behind... The post EP 204 – Dr. Meraj Mohiuddin appeared first on Greed for Ilm.
26 minutes | Apr 2, 2017
EP 203 – Hadi Shakuur, Co-Founder of Muzbnb
I am joined by Hadi Shakuur, Co-Founder and CEO of Muzbnb.com. He shares his background, and the reason behind starting a “Muslim Airbnb.” Muzbnb offers a platform for Muslim hosts and travelers to keep their hard-earned money within the community, build and expand our social network as well as provide piece of mind when traveling.... The post EP 203 – Hadi Shakuur, Co-Founder of Muzbnb appeared first on Greed for Ilm.
54 minutes | Mar 26, 2017
EP 202 – Yasmin E. Nassiry, aka YasGuru
Relationship Consultant Yasmin E. Nassiry, of Opportunities for Happiness, joins me back on the podcast to talk about her recent venture, YasGuru. She recently published the first episode of her “Love Notes” series called, “Young and Dream.” If you’re wondering why you haven’t found your “soulmate” then you must listen to this episode. Below is... The post EP 202 – Yasmin E. Nassiry, aka YasGuru appeared first on Greed for Ilm.
53 minutes | Mar 15, 2017
EP 201 – Tarek El-Messidi
Tarek El-Messidi, Founder of CelebrateMercy, joins me this episode to talk about his background, what sparked Celebrate Mercy, and the great work they are doing to battle not only Islamophobia, but anti-Semitism as well. Tarek’s Launchgood campaign to raise money for the vandalized jewish cemeterires, Tarek is showing people that Muslims can/do come together to support people... The post EP 201 – Tarek El-Messidi appeared first on Greed for Ilm.
37 minutes | Mar 14, 2017
EP 199 – Hena Khan
American Muslim and Children’s Author Hena Khan joins me to talk about her newest book, “Amina’s Voice.” I am very excited to have her back on the podcast to talk about her book, the long and arduous writing process, what she would like readers to take away from the book and more. Some Links and Topics... The post EP 199 – Hena Khan appeared first on Greed for Ilm.
68 minutes | Mar 12, 2017
EP 198 – Nutritionist Nour Zibdeh Talks About the Gut
Registered dietitian nutritionist Nour Zibdeh joins me this episode to talk about the gut. I think the gut is one of the most overlooked organs in the body, but at the same time one of the most crucial. Nour joins me this episode to dive deep into what the gut is, what role it plays... The post EP 198 – Nutritionist Nour Zibdeh Talks About the Gut appeared first on Greed for Ilm.
98 minutes | Feb 12, 2017
EP 197 – Hunter Maats
Hunter Maats, co-host of the Mixed Mental Arts podcast, joins me to talk about what athiests and members of ISIS have in common. Hunter was a guest on the Joe Rogan Experience podcast and stirred up controversy when he likened Sam Harris and his “new atheist” followers to Baghadadi and his ISIS followers. I’m glad... The post EP 197 – Hunter Maats appeared first on Greed for Ilm.
42 minutes | Dec 4, 2016
EP 194 – Dr Abdul El Sayed
This episode I am joined by Dr Abdul El Sayed. Dr. El Sayed is Executive Director & Health Officer, Detroit Health Department, City of Detroit. We talk about a wide range of topics including his background, education, what inspired him to get into local government, the Flint water crisis and more. Some Links and Topics... The post EP 194 – Dr Abdul El Sayed appeared first on Greed for Ilm.
37 minutes | Nov 27, 2016
EP 193 – MMA Fighter Bashir Ahmad
This episode I have the “God father of MMA Pakistan”, brother Bashir Ahmad. Bashir shares his wild journey into becoming a Mixed Martial Artist. Some Links and Topics Mentioned In This Episode Bashir Ahmad Facebook Twitter CTE (brain damage) His time spent in Thailand His two gyms in Pakistan You can listen to more episodes here. The post EP 193 – MMA Fighter Bashir Ahmad appeared first on Greed for Ilm.
59 minutes | Jun 19, 2016
EP 190 – Kristiane Backer
This episode I am back with TV presenter, journalist and author sister Kristiane Backer. She is author of a book called, “From MTV to Mecca” which chronicles her journey to Islam. Back in the 80’s and 90’s, MTV was the “one stop shop” if for musicians, pop stars, celebrities, etc. Kristiane joins me to talk about... The post EP 190 – Kristiane Backer appeared first on Greed for Ilm.
34 minutes | Apr 3, 2016
EP 188 – Rafiq and Friends
Founder of Rafiq and Friends sister Fatehmeh Mashouf joins me to talk about Rafiq and Friends and the importance of teaching our children religious and cultural identity. Fatemeh Mashouf is a litigation attorney living in Los Angeles, California. Before law school, Fatemeh got her undergraduate degree from the University of California, San Diego, with a... The post EP 188 – Rafiq and Friends appeared first on Greed for Ilm.
42 minutes | Mar 20, 2016
EP 186 – Zainab Ismail
Zainab Ismail is a movement therapist, nutritionist and trainer. She has over 20 years of experience in the industry. One thing she does that intrigued me the most is provide her expertise to the Muslim community on a pro-bono basis. She loves to give back. This episode we talk about her background, her awesome DVD collection,... The post EP 186 – Zainab Ismail appeared first on Greed for Ilm.
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