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Meet Yemen Cooks: A Hidden Gem in the Yemeni Community

In case you didn’t know, there is an amazing Yemeni chef in the San Francisco Bay Area who is probably going to become one of the greatest chefs of her time! The Youtube and Snapchat channel titled “Yemen Cooks” belongs to a 26-year-old woman from the sunny capital of Yemen, Sana’a. Due to cultural sensitivities,…

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This Muslim-Owned Canadian Company Is Reaching New Levels With Their Inclusive Activewear for Muslims and Sikhs

With the rapidly growing industry of inclusive sportswear, it is vital to make sure that all minorities from all parts of the world should be represented and considered in a field so important. This is an issue especially in North America, where these minorities lie within bigger populations that are often represented easily and frequently…

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Halima Aden Makes History Again

For all Muslim women around the globe, yesterday was a monumental day. Halima Aden yet again made history by being the first model to wear a burkini in the Sports Illustrated swimsuit edition. I don’t know about you, but this excited me a lot. Like many other Muslim girls, I’ve grown up barely seeing myself…

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How I Became the First Child CEO of a Charity

…and if I can do this, you can too! I wasn’t nervous when I first met Adeem Younis, the Chairman of Penny Appeal—I’d heard of the charity and everything because I was actually at one of their events with my family when we first met. What I didn’t know was that Penny Appeal is an…

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10 Inspiring Muslim Women in STEM You Need To Know About

This Women’s History Month, we’re elevating and celebrating the women who broke barriers and showed the world what they’re made of. Whilst research has long supported the truth that fewer women pursue careers in STEM than men, this norm is changing slowly but surely. According to a Stanford study, women only count for a quarter…

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6 Influential Muslim Creatives to Keep an Eye On

As we enter the month of March, we open our arms to Women’s History Month and Muslim Women’s Day. We take this month to celebrate all the women that have broken barriers and welcomed a new squad of women who are following in the same footsteps, or paving their own unique paths. In this listicle,…

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Meet the Four Muslim Women That Have Inspired My Soul

There have been so many notable Muslim women in history that have inspired me greatly. Growing up in a Muslim household that upheld the standard that female empowerment was incredibly important, I always gravitated to looking outwards for inspiration; looking for women who represented what it meant to be a trailblazer. I’d like to say…