We build bridges of understanding through dialogue and create spaces for mutual respect & inclusion.
We are a trusted partner & resource for the Muslim and broader Atlanta community.
We provide alternative narratives about Muslims, breaking down stereotypes and changing perceptions, one conversation at a time.
We train and develop civic leaders to create positive change within communities.
We adhere to the highest level of professionalism in all our interactions.
"SHE IS A FORCE OF NATURE" - Greg Cole, Executive Director at Emmaus House
Meet our fearless leader Soumaya Khalifa who along with a group of Atlantans launched the Islamic Speakers Bureau (ISB) of Atlanta in August 2001 and serves the Muslim and wider community in building bridges of understanding, creating interfaith partnerships, developing community leaders and creating spaces for mutual understanding and respect. Soumaya Khalifa currently serves as the Executive Director of ISB.LEARN MORE
Our interactive on-site presentations are customized to fit the needs of our hosts and are designed to provide information about Islam & Muslims, answer audience questions and cultivate relationships.
ISB has a repertoire of films about Islam and Muslims and our trained facilitators lead in-depth discussions after the films.
We provide cultural competency training for law enforcement and Healthcare workers.
The ISB Leadership Institute (ISBLI) trains and cultivates civic leaders who create positive and constructive changes within communities.
We prepare and deliver lunches to underprivileged children as part of the Fayette County Summer Lunch Program.
Member, PTC United Methodist Church
Teacher, First Baptist Church Pilgrims's; Sunday School Class
Professor, Wesley Foundation at Georgia Tech
Woodstock Police Department
Teacher, MSA Berkmar HighSchool
Participating in the ISBLI 2020 course has deepened and widened my understanding of myself and how to grow into the leader I aspire to become. I grew up with many privileges owing to my father’s job in the esteemed...
ISBLI intentionally brought together a diverse group of people from various cultural, ethnic, religious, socio-economic, occupational, ideological, and intellectual backgrounds. The Islamic Speakers Bureau of Atlanta (ISB) has cultivated space for Muslims to lend their voices to the work...