women’s issues

Amanda Quraishi

My passion is service-based interfaith activism: working with people from different faith traditions on community service projects or other meaningful activities that build social capital. Who are you? I grew up as a Jehovah’s Witness (small sect in Christianity) in a very interesting but unstable family. We moved around a…

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Kulsoom Abdullah

 I have been Olympic Weightlifting for four years, and participating in Crossfit for two.  I launched my website LiftingCovered.com to document my experiences weightlifting in U.S. national competitions.   Who Are you? I was born in Kansas City but my family comes from the Khyber Pukhtunkhwa region of Pakistan.  I…

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OUR VOICES, EPISODE 2: CONVERSATION ON #HIJABANDMIHRAB

Produced and Directed by Sabina Khan-Ibarra, editor at altMuslimah. Our Voices, episode 2, unpacked the complex relationship Muslim women have with the mosque (masjid).  This conversation built on our #HijabAndMihrab Twitter conversation on International Women’s Day. Panelists included: Hind Makki, founder and curator of Side Entrance Marwa Aly, one of the producers of…

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