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Bio: Hajj Imam, Dr. Saidi Liwaru, Ph.D.

January 30th, 1944 , granted life on Earth by Allah
September 18th, 2010 , returned to Allah

Dr. Saidi Liwaru has worked as a psychologist and international cultural consultant for more than 35 years. He earned a Ph.D. and M.A. in psychology magna cum laude and summa cum laude, respectfully, from the University of Kansas. He served eight years as a Clinical Psychologist (CPT) in the U.S. Army.

He is an integral part of an international group building a state-of-the art University in Senegal W. Africa. Towards that end, on July 28, 2007, Dr. Liwaru presented a position paper at the United Nations: "Al Azhar University: A Mandate for Action".

In 2007, he accepted an appointment from The Universal Peace Federation as an Ambassador for Peace. In that capacity, he traveled to Palestine and Israel and participated in the Middle East Peace Initiative in May 2008.

He is the Imam of the Islamic Mourid community of Omaha, president of The Khadim Rasoul Higher Education Foundation of Nebraska, Certified member of the Nebraska Islamic Speakers Bureau. Annually, he presents 100's of lectures to schools, universities, churches, Jewish organizations, multi-faith and cultural gatherings on Islam, Iraq, Iran, and Afghanistan. This includes the University of Nebraska, Creighton University, Iowa Western, and Metropolitan Colleges. In addition he has taught at the University of Kansas, La Verne University, and Metro College.

AS a psychologist, he has treated individuals and families from many Middle Eastern countries including Iraq.

He is host of "Real Solutions" call-in TV program with more than 300,000 viewers.

Dr. Liwaru has published books and articles on Islam, psychology, families and management. They have been translated into several languages, including Arabic, Farsi, and French.

He is currently working on an Islamic Counseling Manual and volume III of the Muslim Family Reeader.

He became a Muslim over 40 years ago, has been married to his wife Maisha for 35 years, has 10 children, 35 grandchildren, and 3 great grandchildren.

2012-01-30 Mon Update , now 40 grand kids and 4 great grand kids
Dr. Saidi Liwaru
Cheikh Ahmadou Bamba Day | United Nations New York City 2007
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