Deputy Director of Digital and Social Media, Education Post
Ikhlas Saleem is the Deputy Director of Digital and Social Media for Education Post. In addition to managing editorial and digital content, she produces and co-hosts Education Post’s podcast, Voices4Ed.
Prior to joining Education Post, Ikhlas developed digital and content strategy for legislative campaigns aimed at increasing college affordability and ensuring fair workplaces for women and low-wage workers in Chicago. In addition to her commitment to ensuring low-income students of color have access to the best education possible, Ikhlas also thinks a lot about the intersection of race, gender and Muslim life in America, which she explores on the Identity Politics podcast.
For K-12, Ikhlas attended a private, community-ran Islamic School in Atlanta, Georgia. Ikhlas is a graduate of Wellesley College and holds a master’s in theological studies from Harvard University.