Courtney Mangus is the Programs Manager for the San Francisco Bay Area office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-SFBA). In this position, she leads CAIR-SFBA’s signature programs including the Muslim Youth Leadership Program, Muslim Gamechangers Network, Muslim Day at the Capitol, Bystander Intervention Trainings, the internships, clerkships, and volunteer programs, and much more!
Courtney received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Comparative Religion and minors in Middle Eastern/Islamic Studies and Arabic from Miami University of Ohio. While there she held various leadership roles, conducted sponsored research on media and Islam, and participated in a variety of social justice efforts. After graduating she was selected by Teach for America to teach in an underserved community and advocate for the educational rights of children. She is now studying to earn her J.D. at Santa Clara University School of Law.
Outside of CAIR, Courtney performs spoken word poetry and creates digital artwork.