18 Muslim Women to Watch in 2018

15) Kameelah Rashad

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Founder and president of the Muslim Wellness Foundation, Kameelah Rashad spearheaded the Black Muslim Psychology Conference with co-founder and spouse Qasim Rashad. The 2017 Black Muslim Psychology Conference was held in July 2017 and its stated mission was to provide “strategies and opportunities for healing, self-love, self-acceptance.” Kameelah is currently a clinical psychology doctoral student at Chestnut Hill College and also serves as the Fellow for Spirituality, Wellness and Social Justice at the University of Pennsylvania, where she also advises Penn Sapelo, the first Black Muslim student organization.