Raheel Raza, adviser to Clarion Project, was awarded the prestigious 150 Medal by the Canadian Senate. The medal commemorates the 150th anniversary of the first sitting of the Canadian Senate in 1867, the year of the confederation of Canada. The medal was created to give Canada’s senators the opportunity to recognize Canada’s heroes, all of whom have been deeply involved in the betterment of their communities.
Raza is an award-winning author, journalist and filmmaker who raises her voice against the dangers of Islamism. She is president of The Council for Muslims Facing Tomorrow, and an activist for human rights, gender equality and diversity.