The Transit Lounge with Mohamad Zaoud
By Toledo Society
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The Transit Lounge chronicles the journeys of people who’ve had a considerable impact on the Muslim world. In season 1, we hear from successful entrepreneurs, academics, scholars and politicians. Hosted by Mohamad Zaoud, each episode explores the highs and lows of our guests, and tackles the question of our time - what does it take to find balance when living a contemporary Muslim life. Mohamad Zaoud is a brand enthusiast and consults businesses and NGOs on brand & growth strategies. He’s currently the Manager of Digital Growth – EMEA, and formerly Head of Marketing MENA, at Al Jazeera Media Network where he’s worked on flagship brands including Al Jazeera and AJ+.
||CleanS1E5: Naz Shah | British Parliament via Poverty||Abandoned by her father at six, Naz's family was jumping from squalor to squalor and living meal to meal. Far from a normal upbringing, she was sent to Pakistan at 12, to protect her from the man sexually exploiting her mother over a mortgage. She was f||3 12 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIntroducing: 7 Stories||Introducing a new show from Toledo Society called 7 Stories - 7 minute stories as you drop your kids to school!||26 11 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanS1E4: Mufti Menk | Struggles of a Worldwide Mufti||Mufti Menk is arguably the most popular and renowned Mufti on the planet. Having been in the 'Top 500 Most Influential Muslims' list 6 years in a row, his name and online lectures are a staple in millions of Muslim households. To no surprise, we learn t||19 11 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanS1E3: Dalia Mogahed | Muslim Engagement & The White House||There are few Muslims who can say they had a seat at the President's table, and Dalia Mogahed is one of those rare few. An Egyptian American at the forefront of Muslim Activism for over a decade, Dalia's journey has seen her lecturing at colleges, train||6 11 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanS1E2: Haroon Meer | Founder of Thinkst: A Method to the Madness||Haroon Meer grew up in the tail end of Apartheid South Africa, but his future was far from bleak. After almost two decades in information security (and playing a lot of pool!), Haroon founded Thinkst, a start-up responsible for bringing Canary to the wo||23 10 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanS1E1: Prof. John Esposito | Georgetown’s Unlikely Scholar of Islam||This Transit Lounge episode with Professor John Esposito is a bit of an emotional rollercoaster; with lots of laughter, some tears and an abundance of wisdom. Join us as we reflect on the Professor’s life and gain insights into the task ahead for the||9 10 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTrailer: The Transit Lounge with Mohamad Zaoud||The Transit Lounge chronicles the journeys of people who’ve had a considerable impact on the Muslim world. Hosted by Mohamad Zaoud, each episode explores the highs and lows of our guests, and tackles the question of our time - what does it take to fin||14 9 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
A breath of fresh air
Super excited to hear from a dynamic line up of speakers and inspirational figures