Shakil has spoken publicly on a range of issues including unconscious bias in policing, political correctness, racism as well as citizen engagement. Here are a few of the highlights:
Shakil Choudhury interviewed on The Sunday Edition with Michael Enright“ What do we actually mean by “diversity”?” December 11, 2016.
Shakil Choudhury interviewed on Wisconsin Public Radio, Joy Cardin Show“How To Overcome An “Us vs. Them” Tendency,” February 22nd, 2016.
Shakil Choudhury quoted in Chatelaine, “Muslim women fear for their safety. Trump’s not helping,” December 10th, 2015.
Shakil Choudhury on TV Ontario The Agenda with Steve Paikin, “Diversity: Not So Black and White” December 4th, 2015.
Shakil Choudhury quoted in Don Pittis, “Best antidote to terrorism is immigrants’ economic success,” CBC News, November 20th, 2015.
Shakil Choudhury on Metro Morning with Matt Galloway, “The Muslim Backlash” following the terrorist attacks on Paris, November 18, 2015.
Shakil Choudhury on TV Ontario, The Agenda with Steve Paikin, on “Understanding Police Bias,” October 22nd, 2015.
Shakil Choudhury interviewed in the Toronto Star, “Unconscious bias plays role in policing, author says,” October 21, 2015
Shakil Choudhury on TV Ontario, The Agenda with Steve Paikin, on “Calling out bias and Taking Offense,” April 30th, 2015.
Shakil’s work on new approaches to dialogue and building relationship across difference is profiled in the book Transforming Power: From the Personal to the Political, by Judy Rebick, 2008.
Shakil’s work on implicit bias and implications for approaching diversity was the basis of an article in Corporate Knights magazine – The Cleantech Issue Vol. 6.2, 2007 A Problem Named is a Problem Solved. Being aware of our hidden biases allows us to slay them.
Anima staff have chapters in the book Notes from Canada’s Activists: A New Generation Stands up for Change, 2007.
Shakil’s’s experience of growing up and engaging with diversity work, CNEWA, Canadian and Muslim, 2007.
Anima profiled in article “Teaching for Personal and Spiritual Growth” in Encounter: Education for Meaning and Social Justice Volume 23, Number 3, Autumn 2010.
Profile in Reader’s Digest Article “Turning Adversity into Art”, July 2008.
Appearance on panel discussion re: Michael “Kramer” Richard’s racist tirade. “The Water Cooler,” CBC News: Sunday, CBC-TV, Nov/2006.
Winner of the Anti-Bias Curriculum Development Award by the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario, 2002.