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Founder, Sahan Journal
Mukhtar Ibrahim is the founder of Sahan Journal, a nonprofit news organization that covers Minnesota’s immigrants and new Americans. He previously worked as a reporter for the Star Tribune and MPR News.
Mukhtar is a recipient of a leadership fellowship from Bush Foundation, a “Great Immigrant” award from Carnegie Corporation of New York, Twin Cities Business Magazine’s “100 People to Know”, Islamic Resource Group’s “Building Bridges Award in Media”, and “Above the Fold” award, which honors alumni of the University of Minnesota Hubbard School of Journalism & Mass Communication under the age of 40 who have made exceptional contributions to their fields.