By signing up for and training for this race, I knew I would not only be pushing myself physically to do something I had not accomplished before, but also pushing myself mentally. Read More
Remember that scene from ‘She’s The Man’ where Amanda Bynes said, “Let the chips fall where they may”? If you don’t, go watch the movie because it was hilarious. If you do, well, that’s basically what I did with my life for a while and now I’m where I am today. Read More
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