'Uncomfortable dialogues'Published Feb 21, 2017
Mansoor Shams (left), a tech entrepreneur and 2011 graduate of the Johns Hopkins MBA program, served as a Marine from 2000 to 2004. Recently the native of Pakistan has adopted the mantle "The Muslim Marine," inviting a public dialogue about his faith and identity in order to confront Islamophobia. Wednesday at JHU's Bloomberg School of Public Health, Shams was the special guest for a seminar exploring the increasing complexities of that identity. The event marked the start of a broader schoolwide initiative aimed at addressing these issues.