18 Muslim Women to Watch in 2018

2) Ilhan Omar

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Elected in November 2016, Ilhan Omar became the first Somali-American legislator in the United States. She began her term in January 2017 as representative of Minnesota and even made the cover of TIME MagazineĀ as one of 45 women breaking barriers. Ilhan continues to serve as a role model to Muslim Americans, as well as Muslim women globally.