Rabia Chaudry is a wife, mother, attorney, and a 2016 Jennings Randolph Senior Fellow at U.S. Institute of Peace, where she researched the intersection of religion and violent extremism. Her regions of interest are Pakistan and Sri Lanka. She is the president of the Safe Nation Collaborative, the author of the New York Times Bestselling book “Adnan’s Story: The Search for Truth and Justice After Serial”, and the co-host and co-producer of the hit podcast “Undisclosed”, with nearly 200 million downloads, and the podcast “The 45th”.
She came to USIP from the New America Foundation, where she was an International Security Fellow, developing and leading a CVE community project in partnership with Google, Facebook and Twitter. Her work at NAF focused on the empowerment of American Muslim communities in social media advocacy. Her firm Safe Nation Collaborative works on two fronts: providing CVE and cultural competency training to law enforcement, correctional, and homeland security officials, and providing national security and CVE training to Muslim communities and institutions. To date, Safe Nation has worked with the US Department of Homeland Security, US Department of Justice, the National Counter Terror Center, the Maryland State Police and Correctional Officer Training Commission, and the DC Metro Police Department. As a senior CVE analyst and consultant, she has worked on both domestic and international CVE projects with government and nonprofit sectors.
Rabia Chaudry talks about the role of discrimination in our criminal justice system and what law students and the general public should learn from the story of Adnan Syed.
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