Maulana Mahmood Madani is the President of Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind (JUH), one of the oldest and most-respected Muslim organisations in India.
He is an Islamic scholar, public speaker, social worker and preacher of Islamic humanitarian values, tolerance, and peace.
Maulana Madani has invigorated the JUH by tackling head on critical issues of the day such as terrorism and Islamophobia (including the right to citizenship, and the right to practice religious duties).
He has been at the helm of JUH for 25 years and is responsible for the education of over a million children in tens of thousands of maktabs and madrasahs. He has worked on upgrading the curriculum to meet the demands of the modern age.
Aisha Abdurrahman Bewley (b. 1948) is one of the world's most Prolific and accomplished translators of classical Islamic works from Arabic to English.
The World Cat union catalogue lists her as the author or translator of "73 works in 172 publications in 3 languages and 855 library holdings".
Hajja Aisha's translations of the Holy Qur'an, Tafsir and Tabaqat of Ibn Sa'd are well-known and form the backbone of thousands of Islamic circles around the world. Her life's work has been remarkable and her contribution significant.