Rais has touched the lives of more than 200,000 people as he shares his inspirational story and message about empathy, compassion, forgiveness, understanding and acceptance at schools, universities, organizations and conferences all over the world. Some of his past speaking engagements: 

Government & Public: 

White House Domestic Policy Council, Washington, D.C
European Union Parliament, Strasbourg, France
German Parliament, Berlin, Germany 
Antwerp City Hall, Antwerp, Belgium more.....

City of Goldsboro, Goldsboro, NC
Dallas County Police: Sheriff’s Executive Training
United Nations Delegations Women’s Club (UNDWC) | Bangladesh Mission to UN
US Embassy, Dhaka, Bangladesh
US State Department, DC
White house meeting: Hate Crime, Washington, D.C

Universities: 

Austin College, Sherman, TX 
Ball State University, Muncie, IN
Bridgewater College, Bridgewater, VR
College of Charleston | Residency Program | Charleston, SC more...
CEGEP Ste-Foy, Quebec, Canada                                                                                                              Concordia University, Montreal, Canada
Dhaka University, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Emory University | TEDx | Atlanta, GA
Fairfield University, Fairfield, CT
George Town University, Washington, D.C
Harvard University | South Asian Law Students Association | Cambridge, MA
Lansing Community College | Residency Program & Keynote | Lansing, MI
Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX
Principia College, Elsah, IL
Providence college, Providence, RI
Sinclair Community College, Dayton, OH
Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL
Southwestern Methodist University | Embrey Human Rights Program | Dallas, TX
Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
University of Leuven, Antwerp, Belgium
University of Massachusetts | 5 Day Residency Program | Amherst, MA
University of Pittsburgh | Commencement speech | Titusville, PA 
University of Washington | Worker’s Memorial Day Commemoration | WA
Wurzburg University, Wurzburg, Germany 

Non-Profits & Foundations: 

Abdel Kader Education Project, Elkader, IA 
Atlantic Institute of Peace, Greenville, GA
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Seattle, WA more...

Cities for Life, Community of Sant’Egidio, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Cities for Life, Community of Sant’Egidio, Brussels, Belgium
Cities for Life, Community of Sant’Egidio, Berlin, Germany
Cities for Life, Community of Sant’Egidio, Wurzburg, Germany
Cities for Life, Community of Sant’Egidio, Bari, Italy
Cities for Life, Community of Sant’Egidio, Genoa, Italy
Cities for Life, Community of Sant’Egidio, Parma, Italy
Cities for Life, Community of Sant’Egidio, Rome, Italy
Colleyville Library Friends, Colleyville, TX
Communities rising of Seattle, Seattle, WA
Communities rising of Shoreline, Shoreline, WA                                                                                        Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE IV), Fortworth, TX
Keshem Goodman Public Library, Halifax, Canada 
Helping Hands Society, Washington, D.C
Islamic Society of North America, Chicago, IL
Islamic Society North America, Houston, TX        Lifelines, Bath, England
Mohammad Webb Foundation, Chicago, IL
Muslims Public Affairs Council, Bay Area, CA
Risala Foundation, Houston, TX
Seattle 4 Rotary, Seattle, WA
Social Ventures Partners (SVP),  Dallas, TX
YMCA East Coast Leadership Conference, Falmouth, MA                                                            Youth Center Alliance Jeunesse, Levis, Quebec, Canada


Religious Institutions: 

Adas Israel, Washington, DC
All Saints Church, Long Beach, CA
First Unitarian Church, Dallas, TX  more...

Interfaith event, San Angelo, TX
Islamic Association of North Texas, Richardson, TX
Islamic Center of Long Island, Westbury, NY
Muslims Association of Puget Sounds, Redmond, WA
North Haven Church, Dallas, TX
Northpark Presbyterian Church, Dallas, TX
Northridge Presbyterian Church, Dallas, TX
Quebec City Mosque, Quebec, Canada
Santa Maria Immacolata Church, Rome, Italy
Temple Koi Ami, Flower Mound, TX
United Methodist Church, Colleyville, TX


Summits & Conferences:  

Atlanta Health, Tech & Education Summit, Atlanta, GA
World Travel and Tourism Summit, Dallas, TX
Lifelines UK, Bath, England
Channel 3 Kids Camp, Hartford, CT
A World of Women for World Peace Conference | Hosted by Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson


Middle & High Schools: 

Bishop Lynch High School, Dallas, TX
Capital Prep Magnet School, Hartford, CT
Cedar Hill High School, Cedar Hill, TX  more...

Coppell High School, Coppell, TX
Clayton Park Junior High School, Halifax, 
Glastonbury High school, CT
Grand Prairie High School, Grand Prairie, TX
Hun School, Princeton, NJ
J.L Long Middle School, Dallas, TX
Jasper High School, Plano, TX
Martin High School, Arlington, TX
Milton Academy, Milton, MA
Parish Episcopal School, Dallas, TX
Princeton Day School, Princeton, NJ
Sidwell Friends School, Washington, D.C
Silas Deane Middle School, Wethersfield, CT
St. Rita Catholic School, Dallas, TX
The Williams School, New London, CT
Wylie East High School, Wylie, TX