Dalia Mogahed is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Mogahed Consulting, a Washington, DC-based firm specializing in research on Muslim societies and the Middle East and leadership development. Mogahed is the former Executive Director of the Gallup Center for Muslim Studies, a non-partisan research centre that provides data and analysis to reflect the views of Muslims around the world. She was selected by US President Barack Obama as an adviser to the White House Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships. Mogahed is a board member and a leader in several organizations, including a Member of the World Economic Forum's Global Agenda Council on the Arab World. She is also a non-resident senior public policy scholar at the Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs at the American University of Beirut. Mogahed received a BSc in Chemical Engineering with a minor in Arabic from the University of Wisconsin, and an MBA from the Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business at the University of Pittsburgh.