Major: Islamic Leadership
School: Bayan Claremont
Sponsor: Bayan Claremont Scholarship
César Domínguez is a Mexican Muslim with an extensive background in the performing arts. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science. Since 2006 he has been actively involved in the Muslim community of Southern California through his work with local mosques and several Muslim organizations, taking part in interreligious activities and text-study groups and leading sessions on Islam at churches and schools to foster understanding between people of different faiths and to promote an unbiased and honest image of Muslims in North America, especially within the Spanish-speaking population. He is a Spanish-language translator of Islamic books. Education and a mission of service are his motivating forces. He is currently pursuing a Master’s Degree in Islamic Leadership at Bayan Claremont College in Los Angeles and, as part of his thesis work, is developing an educational theatre piece about healing prayers in Islam, Judaism and Catholicism.