This startup wants to create safe spaces for Muslim travelers across the globe. Read More
In light of recent attacks on Muslim women and the negative political climate, Layali teamed up with the Women’s Initiative for Self Empowerment – WISE to do a three-part self defense tutorial series. WISE founder and president Rana Abdelhamid and WISE’s chief self defense instructor Maryam K. Aziz (2nd Degree Blackbelt in Goju Ryu Karate) show us tips on how to defend ourselves from the three most common attacks against Muslim women.
A new modest activewear line is making its way to production. Read More
This Ramadan, we teamed up with nutritionist Nour Zibdeh and came up with a healthy recipe that is totally iftar-worthy. Read More
Fasting isn’t easy.
That’s one of reasons why the founders of an online food supplement company for Muslims, called Fajr Foods, created the Ramadan Energy Bar. Read More
Ramadan is a month of heightened spirituality and heightened humor, apparently.
Four years ago, a group of girls were connected via an email. That email, sent by one of our fellow Muslim friends, signed off with a simple, and unassuming “I understand that you are both interested in public health in the Arab world….and I hope you can complement one another in your endeavors moving forward.” Read More
The Council on American-Islamic Relations, the largest Muslim civil rights group in the United States, released a satirical video Wednesday, highlighting anti-Muslim bigotry and offering a clever solution: ISLAMOPHOBIN®. Read More
I had the chance to sit down with Rana Abdelhamid, the founder and president of the Women’s Initiative for Self Empowerment (WISE) before her self-defense course in Washington, D.C. Read More