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Anila Ali

A native of Pakistan, Ali is a retired California public school teacher, Muslim philanthropist, author, and women rights advocate. A centrist Democrat, Ali served as a delegate to the 2012 and 2016 Democratic National Conventions. She is a co-founder of the Irvine Pakistani Parents Foundation and CalPak Educational Services. In 2015 she presented at the Obama White House Summit on Countering Violent Extremism. For more information on her biography and leadership work, see

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