Ibrahim has advised two mayors on sustainability policy and on the best was to translate complex decisions related to infrastructure, and the cost, impacts, and benefits of environmental policy and of capital projects on communities. He has also worked with Fortune 500 companies on sustainability and innovation. In the past Ibrahim developed tools to connect, support, train, and fund grassroots activists. He has spoken and written for a variety of outlets on Islam and sustainability, urban politics, infrastructure, land use process, resilience, organizing and activism, public engagement processes and technology and governance. From 2008-2012 he served as the on-air sports contributor to WNYC’s The Takeaway and has appeared on CNN, Fox News, Al Jazeera among others. Ibrahim is a Co-founder of the Brooklyn Academy for Science and the Environment, a former Outward Bound instructor, a 2008 National Urban Fellow. And in 2015 he was named one of the 40 Under 40 Rising Stars in New York City Politics from City & State Magazine. Ibrahim is the author of Green Deen: What Islam Teaches About Protecting the Planet.
Co-founder, Brooklyn Academy for Science and the Environment