This International Women’s Day gives us plenty of reasons to celebrate the triumphs of women and makes us wonder if 2018 is the year that puts the world on the right side of modern history. Women all across the globe are shattering the glass ceiling and the Muslim world […]
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The much-anticipated Louvre Abu Dhabi will open to the public on Saturday November 11, with a spectacular week-long series of celebrations. It is the first museum of its kind in the Arab region and offers a new perspective on the history of art in a globalised world. An iconic […]Read more ›
Ever sit in algebra class and wonder, “who came up with this stuff?” Or sit in a doctor’s office and look at a poster of the circulatory system and think, “who was the first to figure that out”? The contributions of scientists from the Golden Age of the Islamic world […]Read more ›
World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. signed its first female performer from the Arab world on Sunday, smashing cultural taboos as the U.S.-based pageant seeks to piledrive its way into lucrative foreign markets. Shadia Bseiso, a Jordanian versed in jiu-jitsu, dreams of encouraging more Arab women to take up sports – and […]Read more ›
Salma Jafri’s first rejection from a multinational company resulted in a turning point for her career. The CEO of the company knew Jafri’s family well and was aware of customs within the family that expected girls to marry early and become stay-at-home moms. That interview made Jafri realize that she […]Read more ›
Despite having nearly 200 member nations, only 19% are represented by women. Among that 19%, are 6 incredibly accomplished and influential UN Ambassadors who are representing Muslim-majority countries. Some of these women are the first woman to be representing their nation in the UN, others not only represent their nation […]Read more ›
For Hoda Katebi, her fashion choices meant standing up for herself. Katebi, an Iranian-American, Muslim blogger was bullied in school for her Hijab and never reported those incidents fearing rejection. After her trip to her ancestral homeland, Iran, Katebi’s views changed and she started her website ‘Joojoo Azad’ (Free Bird) […]Read more ›