Speaker Request

Thank you for considering Imam Zaid Shakir to your future event. Please note that all requests must be made via the forms on this page. We receive several hundred requests per year, and this process helps us efficiently evaluate and reply to each request. We recommend sufficient prior notice (several months to a year) for scheduling Imam Zaid Shakir for your event.

If you are interested in having Imam Zaid speak at your event, please fill out the form found here:


If you are inviting Imam Zaid to attend your event, please fill out the form found here:


Consider the resources you have for travel arrangements, hosting arrangements and honorarium before applying. Cancellations may occur due to change of plans or unexpected circumstances that may regrettably be last minute. Prospective hosts shall not hold Imam Zaid Shakir, New Islamic Directions or any affiliated organizations liable for any cancellations with good cause.

All presentation content is the property of Imam Zaid Shakir. New Islamic Directions will be the owner of all copyrights. Prospective host will have to accept to the terms of recording, posting and distribution of the content that will be further outlined in more detail post approval.