muslim women changemakers

Lena Khan

…I’m making a feature film, a dramatic comedy entitled THE TIGER HUNTER. First, I hope that it will simply be an entertaining and compelling film that will captivate audiences. But also, I want audiences to be exposed to a cast more diverse than they are used to – containing Chicanos,…

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Zahra Noorbakhsh

Spiritually, I am still very much Muslim and I invite others to establish their own definitions as well. The more complicated it gets, the more we break the monolith.   Who are you? I am a Muslim Feminist Iranian-American comedian. I love introducing myself that way on stage. Everyone in…

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Raidah Shah Idil

…One of my dreams is to be a video game storyboard writer. I am a huge believer in the power of storytelling, and believe it  or not, the best video games have extremely well-written stories. Who are you? I was born in Singapore in 1983 and moved to Sydney, Australia,…

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Jennifer Zobair

I’m a debut author, a proud mother, a recovering attorney, and a Muslim feminist. Who are you? I’m a debut author, a proud mother, a recovering attorney, and a Muslim feminist. I grew up in Iowa, the daughter of a teacher and a doctor. Even though I was in a…

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Rohina Malik

It’s interesting how that painful day became the seed that would later become Unveiled. Art can sometimes be inspired by the things that are ugly and scare us.   Who are you? Growing up in London, as the daughter of South Asian immigrants, racism was intense.  When I turned fifteen, I moved to…

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Zainab Ismail (Nadoona) Interview

 I am a Puerto Rican convert, born and raised in New York City.  I was a Fitness Trainer/Speaker long before I became Muslim. Who are you? I am a Puerto Rican convert, born and raised in New York City.  I was a Fitness Trainer/Speaker long before I became Muslim. I…

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Rajae El Mouhandiz

I carry my ancestors’ DNA, I am their 4.0 version. And that makes me a dignified, rebel child with super hero blood.   Photo Credit:  Taco van der Werf Photography   Who are you? I’m Rajae and I was born in Morocco. My mother is Algerian and my father is…

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