Shehla Zakaullah
She has a graduate degree from Boston University in Energy & Environmental Analysis. She is an intern at City of Newton’s Sustainability program and a French Scribe at University of Boston. Deeply interested in interfaith work, countering Islamophobia and building bridges across faith communities and cultures, Shehla is a 2014-15 CIRCLE Fellow and recently participated in Shoulder to Shoulder Campaign’s Emerging Religious Leaders Seminar in conjunction with the Islamic Society of North America (ISNA) annual convention. She has participated in Project Amplify Online – Countering Anti-Muslim Sentiment training.


Boston boasts robust interfaith activities. I am involved with several interfaith groups, individuals and activities involving the three Abrahamic faiths. It is heartening to receive Ramadan Kareem messages from non-Muslim