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Rabia Chaudry

New America Foundation
Baltimore, Maryland


Rabia Chaudry is a wife, mother, attorney and International Security Fellow at the New America Foundation (www.newamerica.org), where she heads the CVE (countering violent extremism) and community engagement project in partnership with Google and Facebook. She is a senior CVE consultant, with experience in international CVE evaluation projects and advocate training in Pakistan on the intersection of digital media and CVE. The focus of her CVE work is social media recruitment by violent extremists and law enforcement/community engagement. 


Ms. Chaudry is also the President and founder of the Safe Nation Collaborative, a law enforcement training 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 local law enforcement agencies across the region.


Ms. Chaudry is a Fellow of the Truman National Security Project, a Fellow of the Shalom Hartman Institute, and a Fellow of the American Muslim Civic Leadership Institute.  Ms. Chaudry currently serves on the Board of the ACLU of Maryland and is a frequent public speaker and writer on faith, gender national security, and social justice. Her writing appears in Time, Huffington Post, the Guardian, and many other outlets. She is also the co-creator and host of the globally popular podcast "Undisclosed: The State vs. Adnan Syed".

My Speakers Sessions

Saturday, November 7

9:50am CST