100 Influential Georgia Muslims

ISB seeks out and recognizes Muslim leaders who have extraordinary impact in their professions, communities and neighborhoods across Georgia. 100 Influential Georgia Muslims (100GAMuslims) are leaders who transform vision into action, surmount challenges, break down barriers, spark innovation, and attain success for their organizations and communities; they transform the landscape of business, nonprofits, or government, and demonstrate positive characteristics and inspire goodwill.


40 Under 40 Georgia Muslims celebrates and honors a phenomenal group of emerging leaders under the age of forty who transform vision into action, break down barriers, spark innovation, and attain success for their organizations and communities.


Awards Given by ISB

Legacy Awards

  • Said Malas (Business & Philanthropy, 2018)
  • Shareef Abur-Raheem (Philanthropy & Leadership, 2018)
  • Rep. Pedro Marin (Public Service, 2018)

Lifetime Achievement Awards

  • Tom and Lou Glenn (2015)
  • Rev. Dr. Gerald Durley (2013)
  • Drs. Hossam and Skina Fadel (2012)
  • Imam Plemon T. El-Amin (2011)
  • Bekir Ozcan (2010)
  • Dr. Mostafa A. El-Sayed (2008)

Building Bridges Honorees

  • National Center for Civil and Human Rights (2015)
  • Marist School (2013)
  • Dekalb County Library (2013)
  • Peachtree City Police Department (2012)
  • Atlanta Interfaith Broadcasters (AIB) (2012)
  • Chaplaincy Program at Children’s Health Care of Atlanta (2010)
  • Brian Knowlton of the New York Times (2011)
  • Chaplaincy Program at Children’s Health Care of Atlanta (2010)
  • Imagine It! The Children’s Museum of Atlanta (2010)
  • Ms. Audrey Galex (2009)
  • Cartersville High School (2009)
  • Dr. John B. Weaver, Pitts Theology Library of Emory University (2008)
  • Shelia Poole (2004)
  • Rev. Bob Hudak (2003)
  • Marlene Holland (2003)
  • Kids4Peace USA (2008)
  • Temple Emanu-El (2008)
  • Trickum Middle School (2007)
  • Sallie Statterwhaite – The Citizen Newspaper (2007)
  • Dr. Carlos Carloza-Orlandi – Columbia Theological Seminary (2007)
  • WABE Public Broadcasting (2006)
  • Whitewater Middle School (2006)
  • Youth Theological Initiative, Candler Theological School at Emory (2006)
  • Atlanta Interfaith Broadcasters (2005)
  • Rev. Gilbert “Budd” Friend-Johns (2005)
  • McEachern High School (2005)
  • Istanbul Center (2005)
  • Creekside High School (2005)

City of Excellence Award

  • 2018 City of Decatur

Welcoming Schools Award

  • 2018 Milton High School

Courage award

  • 2016 Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed
  • 2017 The Honorable Sally Quillian Yates

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