muslim women changemakers

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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Our Voices, Episode 1: Muslim Women Writers and Their Writing and Publishing Experiences

Hosted by writer/mentor: Na’Aisha Malika B Austin. Produced and Directed by Sabina Khan-Ibarra. For the first episode, we asked listeners, If you had the opportunity to ask a published author/editor a question, what would you ask? Here’s how our panel of experts responded: Our guests: Fariba Nawa- award-winning Afghan-American journalist, covers…

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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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Nia Malika Dixon

My Specialties: Writer, Director, Producer. Also, Mom, Wife, and Wonder Woman. Who are you? A native of Baltimore, MD, I’m a former school teacher who has written professionally for nearly two decades including articles for national magazines, a published novel, short stories, blogs, two volumes of poetry, and several screenplays….

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Lisa Vogl-Hamid

 I was inspired to travel and do photography and it ended up bringing me Islam. Who are you? AsSalaamu alaikum, my name is Lisa Vogl-Hamid and I’m an international wedding and fashion photographer. I currently live in Las Cruces, NM with my wonderful husband and mother-in-law. However, more importantly I…

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