Muhammed Fazeel- 2017 Film Grant Recipient


Film Category: Documentary

Muhammed Fazeel is one of the founding members of MPlus, a youtube channel dedicated to showcase the diversity of Muslims through the similarities they have with the community. The first series M+Food is focused on exploring halal restaurants and hearing about the owner’s stories. The second series is M+Humanity, a show that highlights Muslims making a positive impact in society.

He is also the founder of Benecure, a company that assists patients suffering from chronic conditions by using smart devices and gamification. His work has been published in Forbes, The Chicago Sun Times, Chicago Tribune, and featured on CCTV America among others. Additionally, he has spoken at the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions, TEDxIIT, World Islamic Economic and Finance Forum, the American Islamic and Economic Finance Conference, North American Professionals & Entrepreneurs Council Conference, and several university forums. He is also a World Economic Forum Global Shaper.

Muhammed is passionate about food, highlighting diversity and helping folks solve challenging problems that affect large segments of the population. He is an alumnus from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign.

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