Suzy Ismail is the founder and director of Cornerstone, a global, nonprofit, faith-based communication organization that focuses on youth, family, marriage, identity, and relationship rebuilding. She previously taught as a visiting professor in the communication departments of Rutgers and DeVry University for over a decade. Suzy has written several books, including Modern Muslim Marriage, 9 to 5, and When Muslim Marriage Fails. She leads workshops, lectures, and other programs both nationally and internationally that specialize in educating and empowering women, youth, and other vulnerable populations. Suzy has presented on the topic of marriage and family at public and private universities around the world. She has also traveled to Syria to work with refugees and continues her work with the International Rescue Committee providing integration intervention. She received the Ambassador for Peace and Visionary Muslim Award, as well as other recognitions, for her humanitarian work.