Najah Bazzy

Founder & CEO at Zaman International

Najah Bazzy, RN, PhD (honoris causa) is an internationally esteemed health care consultant, humanitarian, interfaith leader, professor and 2019 CNN Top 10 Hero. Born and raised in Southeast Michigan, Najah earned her nursing degree from Madonna University and specialized over the past three decades in critical care and transcultural nursing. She leads Diversity Specialists, a training group that promotes cross-cultural understanding between clinicians and patients, and is the Founder and CEO of Zaman International. As an interfaith leader, she has educated thousands about Islamic practices and beliefs through books, documentaries, and talks before U.S. and international audiences. An avid reader and tea aficionado, Najah lives in Canton, Mich., with her husband of more than 35 years, Allie Bazzy. They have four children and five grandchildren.


  • Founder & CEO

    Current role

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