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Category: Audience Engagement

Visionary Muslim Women: Shattering Barriers in Today’s World

Visionary Muslim Women: Shattering Barriers in Today’s World

The issue of Muslim female leadership has gained significant attention lately, both within Muslim societies and outside of them. This is mainly because Muslim women have historically faced many obstacles and have been vastly underrepresented in leadership positions. Despite historical obstacles, Muslim women are stepping up as leaders, breaking down barriers, and making a difference […]

Very Political and NOT At All Neutral – Ban on Freedom of Speech at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Very Political and NOT At All Neutral – Ban on Freedom of Speech at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics

You won’t be seeing an athlete bending the knee or standing up for what they believe this time, because the IOC issued a ban on freedom of speech for the 2020 Olympics held in Beijing. According to the new three-page document explaining Rule 50, Athletes are not allowed to make political hand gestures, wear armbands […]

Why All Women Must Register Their Marriage Legally

Why All Women Must Register Their Marriage Legally

Last week I met a woman – she was going through  turmoil. She turned to me for advice because the life she built bit-by-bit was crumbling down.  Her home life was a wreck and children heart-broken.  Not because she decided to get a divorce from her husband. But, because she couldn’t find a way to […]

My First Year of Teaching: Fouls and Fumbles

My First Year of Teaching: Fouls and Fumbles Debbie Almontaser the author of Leading While Muslim talks about leadership, education, and inclusive culture. Here she reflects on her first year of teaching, the lessons learned and key takeaways.

Teaching is one of the most difficult jobs in the world because of the multiple stakeholders a teacher has to work with including students, parents, colleagues and school administration.   My first year was filled with fouls and fumbles because I was unprepared for the real world. Public relations and conflict resolution skills are a must […]