Comedian: Mariam Sobh

I began following Mariam Sobh’s instagram page and immediately realized her unique comedic technique. She sounds like a broadcast journalist and the viewer is immediately taken by the seriousness in her tone…

Can Muslim Women Be Feminists?

In these testing times, the Online community is a minefield of identity politics, fake news and passive aggressive memes. Social media discourse has become, on a lot of subjects, more relevant than mainstream news. It is there, that Muslim women have found spaces to speak out, a place where their opinions are seen rather than dismissed, a platform that we, otherwise, do not have. A reoccurring topic amidst Muslim women in these spaces is feminism. What is it? Is it ‘Islamic’? Do Muslim women need it? 

She Speaks Up Through Spoken Word

R. Tell us about your journey as a spoken word artist and winner of Yale’s Spoken Word competition.  N. I was a very young poet, penning my first poem at the age…

She Roars Through The Pages

“A Lioness’s Roar” is a collection of poetry representing a marginalized voice, the voice of Fatima Faras.’ She is a budding writer who has published her first book, a collection of poetry targeted to inspire women of all cultures, worldwide and to impact the youth who struggle between maintaining their cultural background while growing up a completely different one. Let’s meet Fatima:

Humera Malik and Why she was the Different Mom

On most of our trips to the park or to story time at the library, we were the only minority family, and I was the only mom who looked “different.” At times, I could sense people staring. As an adult, I didn’t particularly enjoy that so I could only imagine how it felt for my young children, who didn’t fully understand the reason for my Islamic dress. So, when my kids started asking me about my hijab, I knew I wanted to help them see the beauty and normalcy in it, while looking past it to focus on what really matters.

5 ways yoga is a basic practice for Muslims
Salat, or prayer, should be performed very consciously and deliberately, both physically and spiritually. There is a lot of discussion on the spiritual significance of Salat. The physical significance, however, is often…
The Americanistani Artist

Manal Mirza is an educated and experienced artist whose inspiration roots from her culture and upbringing, identifying herself as an “Americanistani.” She incorporates colors and patterns while sending a clear message through the various pieces. Her artwork is bright, quarky and fun, with meaningfulness. Let’s learn more about Manal:

How much does Allah love me - Hayati
How Much Does Allah Love Me?

Heba Subeh Hyder is a talented writer and I got to know this loving wife, mother and published author of “How Much Does Allah Love Me?”

Abayaholic: Comfortable and Ethical

Mumtahana Elahi is the Founder and Designer for Abayaholic. Although the brand was in the works for many years, it has officially grown to become a worldwide-recognized fashion label/brand in 2018.

Storyteller of Human Emotions and Triumphs

Photo Cred: Hiba Chohan Kulsum Tasnif is an eloquent writer and a creative artist whose background and upbringing is as equally inspiring as her message. Get to know her on an intimate…