“Heretic” Available for Pre-Order, AHA Book Club Recommendations, Launch of Eric Schmidt Challenge and More


Dear AHA Foundation Supporter,

I am proud to share with you today that my new book Heretic: Why Islam Needs a Reformation Now is available for pre-order and will available in bookstores across the U.S. March 24th. As with many things I say and write, I know my new book will cause controversy. But my hope is that Heretic will be a spark that fires up new discussions and makes readers reassess their current perspectives.

If you’re inspired by those discussions, I hope you will be moved to start an AHA Book Club. Gather your friends, whip up some of my favorite dishes, and read books about strong women and girls from around the world who have transcended the violence they faced to bring hope to each of us and to others like them.

Thanks to our generous donor, supporter of human rights, and Executive Chairman of Google, we are pleased to launch the Eric Schmidt $100,000 Challenge. Take advantage of a wonderful opportunity to double the impact of your support. Eric’s gift was given with a challenge to you, our partners, to help us reach our goal of $200,000 this spring. Please give today to empower women and girls in the U.S. to seek out their own destinies in the same way I did.

Thank you,


Ayaan Hirsi Ali

Founder, The AHA Foundation