On Tuesday, October 18, 2011 WORDE President Dr. Hedieh Mirahmadi began a Southern California college campus tour series to address “How America Should Confront Radical Islamism.” Her first college engagement was at the Center for Middle East Development at her alma mater UCLA where she joined Acting Law Professor Asli Bali in a discussion about radical Islamism.
Later that evening, she continued her tour at the Religious Studies Program at UC Irvine’s Center for the Study of Democracy.
On Wednesday, October, 19, 2011 Dr. Mirahmadi addressed the Political Science and Religious Studies Departments at California State University, Northridge. She pointed out the important difference between mainstream Islam and radical Islam. Dr. Mirahmadi, described as “a brave Muslim woman” by Dennis Prager, courageously stated that the majority of Islamic radicalism in the United States is founded within Muslim communities themselves.
On Thursday, October 20, 2011 Dr. Mirahmadi addressed students and faculty at a luncheon hosted by her alma mater Gould School of Law and the Office of Religious Life.