We Are the Next Generation, We Need to Empower One Another

Yasmin Ahmed recently graduated with first class honours in Law from the University of Hull and is now working as a journalist at BBC World Service. She also has a scholarship to read Public Policy at the University of Oxford, starting in September where David Cameron will be one of her lecturers. I spoke to her about her groundbreaking work, and her journey of where she is today… Continue reading We Are the Next Generation, We Need to Empower One Another

I Believe That Being Vegan Is Being a Better Muslim

by Sonia Azalia Michelle Bowler is a Scottish-Indonesian revert with a huge love for this planet and every living being inhabiting it. At 17, Islam answered her desperate call for peace throughout her warlike teenage years after dealing with puberty, her parents divorcing, bullying. Another thing she battled with was understanding why humans were causing such destruction on the planet, especially in relation to eating, … Continue reading I Believe That Being Vegan Is Being a Better Muslim

16 Things I Learned By 16

by Zahra Ali  Some people might find this list pretentious but I think these are lessons worth sharing. So here goes… 1. Writer’s block is a myth I’ve been writing short stories and novels since I was about twelve years old. There’s room for improvement, especially with my earlier work, but through the years I often found myself in a ‘creative slump’ that many call … Continue reading 16 Things I Learned By 16

You don’t have to compromise your relationship with God to do what you want

by Yasmin Ali Samrah Chand Akhtar is an inspiring, driven woman who knows what she wants. She’s about to commence a three year graduate position at Colt in London as a Product Marketing Associate starting in September. I spoke to her about her inspirations, personal development, confidence and business… What does being a muslim woman mean to you? For me it means being deeply respected … Continue reading You don’t have to compromise your relationship with God to do what you want

Art, Science & Intelligence of the Heart

by Sonia Azalia I felt a certain curiosity when I came across Nazneen Suleyman’s mystical and metaphysical world of paintings. It compelled me to learn more about the stories that inform her art…   When I asked the 38 year-old artist, teacher and single mother why she pursued the arts, she told me that art has always been one of the biggest loves of her … Continue reading Art, Science & Intelligence of the Heart

How Women Are Redefining Their Image in the Digital Age

by Sonia Azalia Social media is more than just a virtual space for border-less interaction. Like a public journal, our feeds are a documentations of things, people, and places we find value in, to be shared with the world. Women from different backgrounds are taking advantage of this. We can see the diversity in how each of them chooses to portray themselves. It’s the only space … Continue reading How Women Are Redefining Their Image in the Digital Age

“We Need Women To Stand Up and Share Their Ideas to Make Us More Included”

by Yasmin Ali  Aleesha Choudhry is an ambitious, determined woman. We spoke to her about her project ‘STEM Girls’ and found out why she is passionate about female representation in the STEM world…  Tell us a bit about yourself… I study Chemical Engineering at the University of Hull, I am a Pakistani Muslim, and I love learning and teaching science subjects. What is STEM? STEM stands for … Continue reading “We Need Women To Stand Up and Share Their Ideas to Make Us More Included”