Melanie aims to instill self-confidence in hijab-wearing women worldwide, and in addition to her products, she facilitates support for those struggling with hijab in addition to highlighting inspiring women who contribute to their communities in significant ways.
Ammad is the host of 'Reality', a TV show that practices the art of educating the public on news and politics through comedy. Check out his hilarious show written, directed and produced by Ammad himself.
“I’ve walked an incredibly thin line all my life—between cultures, between genres—attended boarding school, traveled to many countries, and from my experiences I learned the richness of differences, which has really influenced my outlook on life and my approach to my art.”
Bakhtawar is a Shia Sindhi American Muslim activist fighting for greater Muslim representation. Bakhtawar is also the founder of the Islam Awareness Coalition at American University and a board member of the Muslim Student Association.
Halima Aden is a 19 year old Somali American born in a Kenyan refugee camp. She recently represented Minnesota in the Miss USA pageant. Now she has made her appearance as a hijabi model on Kanye West's Yeezy show in New York Fashion Week.
As an extension, the Qur’an is a greater mystery. I find it hilariously heartwarming that these words tug at every heart-string, completely content in my surroundings. These same words leave me sobbing, pouring myself into my hands as I release the tension and anxiety that has been soaked into my bones since I was 13-years old
We moved to the Bronx, New York after being married for nine months while I was eight months pregnant with our first child. It was a tough and unique time and the adjustment was very difficult. Learning how to do everything from scratch while carrying a baby around was not easy.