NORA ZAKI MANTAS
PROGRAM MANAGER FOR EDUCATION & RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT
Nora is the Program Manager for Education and Resource Development at the Sisterhood of Salaam Shalom, where she holds responsibility for program and resource development, training, and membership support. Nora brings to this role experience as a college chaplain, having worked at Vassar and Bard Colleges, Dominican University, American Islamic College and with several non-profit organizations. Nora received a Master's of Divinity from the University of Chicago and holds a BA from the University of Florida in Arabic, Religion and Political Science. She has traveled extensively throughout the Middle East, including Palestine and Israel, and is fluent in Arabic. She is learning Turkish, loves watching foreign films in addition to discovering and tasting global cuisine. Nora is pursuing a second Master's in Islamic Theology from Bayan Graduate School housed within Chicago Theological Seminary.
Nora is the founder of MyMuslimChaplain, which offers extensive chaplaincy workshops, services and other consultation.