Dr. Gulshan Harjee shares her personal story, and the great contributions of Muslim Americans

Dr. Gulshan Harjee, internist and cancer survivor, is a Tanzanian born physician, who fled her war-torn country when she was a teen.

She delivered a moving speech at the 2016 Election Rally: Muslims For a Stronger America inaugural event, hosted by IPAC in Lawrenceville, Georgia. She shared her own personal story, and spoke eloquently of the tremendous contributions of Muslim Americans to our country. She also encouraged communities to raise their political voices, and to vote in the 2016 Presidential Elections.

Dr. Harjee is a DeKalb Medical Founders’ Circle member, creator of a healthcare scholarship, and Clarkston Community Health Center co-founder. She focuses her philanthropy on helping refugees and underinsured patients be and stay well.

Source: Bonnie M. Youn


Author: ismailimail

Independent, civil society media featuring Ismaili Muslim community, inter and intra faith endeavors, achievements and humanitarian works.

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