September 11, 2020

How Ayaan Hirsi Ali Became a Staunch Defender of Freedom of Speech

For years, Ayaan Hirsi Ali has been one of the most vocal defenders of free speech. As the […]
August 27, 2020

Back to School Uncertainties Force AHA Foundation Campus Program to Reconfigure

August 26, 2020  The Critical Thinking Unit is AHA Foundation’s campus program run in partnership with another non-profit […]
July 16, 2020

Ayaan Hirsi Ali goes on Fox News to Defend Freedom of Speech in America

Ayaan Hirsi Ali has been a champion of free speech for years. In light of all that is […]
November 5, 2019

Female Genital Mutilation: A Survivor’s Story at Texas Tech University

Video Link:   Event Description:   Female Genital Mutilation: A Survivor’s Story took place Tuesday, November 5 at […]
October 1, 2019

The (Transformative) Power of Women at Pepperdine University

Video Link:   Event Description:   After facing repeated attempts, some of which were successful, to ban her […]
September 12, 2019

Books Not Bombs: Translating the Western Canon for the Islamic World at University of Texas at Austin

Video Link:   Event Description:   On September 12, 2019, Faisal Saeed Al-Mutar gave a lecture about the […]
August 23, 2019
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University of Texas, Austin – Books Not Bombs: Translating the Western Canon for the Islamic World

Date: September 12, 2019 University: University of Texas – Austin Time: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Address: The […]
April 23, 2019

HATE: Why We Should Combat It with Free Speech, Not Censorship, at University of Notre Dame

Video Link: Watch our CTU event LIVE at the University of Notre Dame featuring Former ACLU president Nadine […]
March 31, 2019
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Facing Forced Marriage in America, Nina Van Harn at Stanford University

Video Link:   Event Description:   Nina Van Harn, forced marriage survivor and the winner of the first […]
February 22, 2019

Film Screening at Columbia University: Islam and the Future of Tolerance

Video Link:   Event Description:   On February 22nd, Columbia Colloquia, with support from CTU, screened Islam and […]
February 21, 2019

Film Screening at the University of Cincinnati: Islam and the Future of Tolerance

Event Description:   On February 21st, fellows at the University of Cincinnati, with support from CTU, screened Islam […]
August 24, 2018

Critical Thinking Unit Counters the Dangerous Echo Chamber of Ideas at U.S. Campuses

Julia O’Donnell joined the AHA Foundation as Critical Thinking Unit (CTU) Campus Program Coordinator in late 2017, during […]
June 22, 2018

Can Heterodoxy Save the Academy? – Quillette

“When we decided to do a conference, we weren’t sure if we would get 25 people in the […]
May 3, 2018

Psychology and Free Speech – Inside Higher Ed

In this op-ed Wendy Williams and Stephen Ceci dive into discussion about controversial topics on college campuses that […]
December 20, 2017

AHA Foundation 2017 Annual Report
Celebrating 10 Years of Life-Saving Work
and Revealing the Vision for the Next Ten Years

Ten years ago, Ayaan Hirsi Ali founded the AHA Foundation to protect women and girls from honor violence […]
May 16, 2016

Sydney Writers’ Festival Panel on Free Speech with Ayaan Hirsi Ali

Tony Jones hosted a panel at the Sydney Writers’ Festival entitled “Free Will, Free Speech, and Criticizing Islam” […]
April 9, 2014

In her own words, Ayaan Hirsi Ali responds to the public statement of Brandeis University.

In her own words, Ayaan Hirsi Ali responds to the public statement of Brandeis University. Read her response […]
February 19, 2013

The BBC have cut a line from a play about “honor” killing in the Muslim community, causing a complaint from the playwright.

The BBC have cut a line from a play about “honor” killing in the Muslim community, causing a […]
October 10, 2012

Malala Yousafzai, a 14-year-old Pakistani activist who won international acclaim for her work promoting peace, and two other young girls were shot and seriously injured by the Taliban on Tuesday, police and hospital officials said.

Malala Yousafzai, a 14-year-old Pakistani activist who won international acclaim for her work promoting peace, and two other […]
September 18, 2012

In Newsweek, Ayaan Hirsi Ali writes about the importance of defending freedom of speech against attacks.

In Newsweek, Ayaan Hirsi Ali writes about the importance of defending freedom of speech against attacks. Link: http://www.thedailybeast.com/newsweek/2012/09/16/ayaan-hirsi-ali-on-the-islamists-final-stand.html
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