Annual 2018 Gala Honors the Legacy of Mohammad Ali with Daughter his Maryum
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The Islamic Speakers Bureau of Atlanta (ISB) celebrates the legacy of Muhammad Ali at their annual gala with Maryum Ali, daughter of the legendary boxer. Ms. Ali will be “in conversation” about her father with Valerie Jackson, radio host, philanthropist, and former first lady of Atlanta. It promises to be an exciting evening of inspiration, networking, and honoring key individuals for their contributions to Atlanta and the State of Georgia.
Maryum Ali, affectionately known as “May May,” was the eldest of her beloved father’s nine children. As a little girl, her father asked her what she thought her purpose in life was and she replied, “I want to help people.” Her efforts to help people have manifested in a myriad of ways throughout her life.
This year’s gala is emceed by Greg Bluestein, political reporter with the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. The faith community will be represented by Rabbi Sam Kaye, Assistant Rabbi, The Temple; Dr. Simon Mainwaring, Rector, All Saints Episcopal, and Jelen Naim, principal of Al-Falah Academy and former ISB board member.