For 15 years, Edina Lekovic has served as a leading voice on American Muslims and an inter-community builder between diverse faith traditions. Edina is a strategist, storyteller and trainer who works in multi-faith spaces throughout the country. As an On Being Project Fellow, Edina is now the producer and host of her own podcast, called “Meeting the Moment” which explores how we find opportunities in life’s big challenges.
Edina is a co-founder and board member of NewGround: A Muslim-Jewish Partnership for Change, and a board member of multifaith house of worship The Pico-Union Project. In her previous work with the Muslim Public Affairs Council, she advocated on behalf of American Muslims in news media, interfaith, community, and pop culture spaces. She has appeared on leading media outlets, including CNN, FOX News, Huffington Post, NPR and Buzzfeed. In 2015, she was named one of L.A.’s 10 most inspiring women gamechangers by Los Angeles Magazine. She was also named one of the 500 most influential Muslims in the world by Georgetown University and the Royal Islamic Strategic Studies Centre in 2009.