Dina Zaman is a former columnist who wrote about Muslim life in Malaysia. She wrote for Malaysiakini.com, the Malaysian Insider and the Malay Mail Online. In 2007 she wrote a book, I AM Muslim. In 2017, her latest book, Holy Men Holy Women was published. With friends, she founded IMAN Research in 2015. The main focus of IMAN’s work is on countering violent extremism and on deradicalization. IMAN Research has worked on violent extremism among urban and rural youths, on refugees and radicalization, voluntary repatriation in Sabah, and young peoples’ perceptions of Malaysia’s regime change. She is a former British High Commissioner Chevening scholar and a Senior API Fellow.