Papers & Presentations 2004


Public Speaking 101 


November 21st, 2004

National Pakistani Students Association Conference, Pakistan Embassy, Washington, DC


Pakistani-Americans: Leaning Left or Right


November 20, 2004
Embassy of Pakistan,
 Washington DC

National PSA & Rising Leaders Fall 2004 Conference

Rising Leaders is a professionally managed organization that operates at Capitol Hill and is a joint venture of the Pakistani-American youth and the Embassy. A debate on “Pakistani-Americans: Leaning Left or Right” included Mr. Faizan Haq, Secretary General of the Pakistani-American Congress; Mr. Nasim Ansari, elected Kalamazoo County Commissioner; Mr. Umair Khan, Congressional Staffer from “Muslims for Kerry;” and Mr. Akir Khan Congressional Staffer from “Muslims for Bush.” The participants debated the policies of the Republican the Democratic parties.

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Sir Syed Day


October 9th, 2004

Jashn-e-Sir Syed and MushairaSir Syed Day Foundation,

Rustic Village, Rochester New York

Defending America: Challenges of Freedom and Democracy


July 2-4, 2004
Wyndham Hotel, Dallas, Texas
ISNA (Islamic Society of North America) 
South Western Regional and 8th Islam in America Conference.

Contributing to the Pakistani American Relations
June, 2004
The Ambassador, Souvenir Issue

A commentary on strategy to improve Pakistani American Relations.


Contributing to the Pakistani American Relations


June 2004
The Ambassador, Souvenir Issue

A commentary on strategy to improve Pakistani American Relations


Rising Leaders and National PSA West Coast Youth Conference


March 12, 2004
Los Angeles, California

Rising Leaders and the National Pakistani Students Association (National PSA) organized a one-day conference on March 12 in Los Angeles, California. The conference was hosted by the Pakistani Students Association at University of California, Los Angeles (PSA-UCLA). […] The panel, “Politics is Not Just for Politicians,” included: Mr. Faizan Haq, Secretary General of the Pakistani-American Congress; Mr. Omar Khan, Co-CEO of Netpace and Host of TV show Jaiza on GEO; Mr. Hamid Khan, Executive Director of South Asian Network; Mr. Faiz Rehman, Executive Director of Pakistani-American Liaison Center; and Mr. Favad Bajaria, a senior from University of Texas, Austin and the Director of UT, Austin’s Student Government Legislative Relations Agency.

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