Imam Cesar Dominguez is Director of Administration and Student Services at Bayan Claremont, a graduate school operating since 2011 at Claremont School of Theology that educates American Muslim scholars and religious leaders, both men and women. Cesar obtained his Master’s Degree in Islamic Studies and Leadership from Bayan in 2015. He then studied classical Arabic at Al-Azhar University in Cairo, Egypt. He is a Mexican convert to Islam, born in California, and currently serves as imam and teacher for LALMA, the Los Angeles Latino Muslim Association and is also co-chair of the Christian-Muslim Consultative Group. 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.