About the Founders

Katherine Bullock completed her PhD in Political Science at the University of Toronto in 1999.  She has been teaching a course on “Islam and Politics” at the University of Toronto since 2002.

Her publications include: Muslim Women Activists in North America: Speaking for Ourselves and Rethinking Muslim Women and the Veil: Challenging Historical and Modern Stereotypes which has been translated into French and Turkish.  She was the editor of the American Journal of Islamic Social Sciences from 2003 – 2008.

She is a community activist and lectures frequently, both to Muslim and non-Muslim groups.  Originally from Australia, she lives in Oakville with her husband and children.  She embraced Islam in 1994.

Tammy Soumas  graduated from TRIOS College in 2001 with a diploma in web design and is working on her degree in PoliSci at Athabasca University.
She has worked in various projects in web design and in a 
consulting capacity.  She currently resides in Canada with her family.
She has been a Muslim since the early 90’s.


Heather Greenwood graduated in 1986 from Humber College, Toronto with a diploma in Graphic Design.  She now freelances as a graphic designer and illustrator from her home in London, Ontario.   Heather converted to Islam in 1986.