Islamic Horizons Welcomes New Assistant Editor

July/August 2023

In April, Islamic Horizons welcomed Kiran Ansari to join ISNA’s flagship publication as the Assistant Editor. Ansari has been contributing to the magazine for close to two decades as a freelance writer. She hopes to add value by recruiting more fresh voices and varied content. Her area of expertise is human interest stories.

“I look forward to working under the guidance of Brother Omer bin Abdullah and increasing the print and digital readership of Islamic Horizons,” Ansari said. “There is so much valuable information in these pages that it has to reach more homes across North America.”

Previously, Ansari served as the Editor of the Chicago Crescent newspaper. For three years she was in charge of the monthly newspaper of the Council of Islamic Organizations of Greater Chicago.She has also written about Muslims in America for the Chicago Tribune, Daily Herald, and Chicago Parent among others. 

Born in Pakistan and raised in the U.A.E, she has been calling Chicago home since 1999. She lives in the suburbs with her three children.

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