by Siham Omri, Nana Firman, Sumayya Allen
In several Muslim-majority countries, women are on the forefront of sustainability and climate change advocacy. One of the best known is Dr. Nawal Al-Hosany, Director of Sustainability at Masdar, an Abu Dhabi company focused on renewable energy through a holistic approach. She is also Director of the Zayed Future Energy Prize, a $4 million award given to
by Melanie Villegas &Tamika Evans
Photos by Melanie Vellegas
We are two mothers who want to inspire Muslim communities to get outside, make new discoveries, explore the world and get closer to the Creator. Let’s look at life through a child’s perspective; let’s chase the adventures of childhood play together.
Can you remember the sensations of your childhood play, with your experiences in nature
by Rima Al Ajloun
As I stood at the threshold of the Royal Alcazar in Seville, Spain, I was captivated and overwhelmed by the playful array of ornaments encapsulating a majestic presence. My heart raced as the rich diversity of patterns dazzled my eyes and their complicated intricacies puzzled my mind. I knew these diverse ornamental patterns on the Patio of Virgins represented multiple
by Iqra Ahmad
In Murfreesboro Tennessee where a community aggressively fought for two years over whether to allow the construction of a mosque, who would have ever believed that a mere 280 miles to the east a university campus, East Tennessee State University, was about to elect a Muslim woman Student Body President?
My parents named me Iqra, which, in Arabic, means ‘to read’, ‘to educate
by Ambata Kazi-Nance
And those who strive in Our Cause, We will certainly guide them to Our Path: for indeed Allah is with those who do right” (29:69).
Every day numerous Americans find themselves unwell and without access to quality healthcare because they have no insurance. Responding to the call for help, several free and low-cost Muslim owned and operated health clinics have emerged
Photos by Lisa Vogl
Flowing with elegance, it flutters around the ankles with fluid femininity. Once worn daily in royal courts by queens and sultanas, this garment is known by numerous names. It’s sometimes called a kaftan, caftan, boubou, abaya, takshita, jilbab or dashiki.
Regardless of its name it is always comfortable, always captivating. Made from a wide variety of textiles and