Life in the United States Army is a balancing act, and Autumn is simply trying to be all that she can be a Muslim-American. Asma Azim, Truck Driver: Sana Rahim, Homecoming Queen: Sadaf Syed is known for breaking down stereotypes as she educates and inspires her audience through the eyes of photography and the perspectives of her subjects. In the quest to break stereotypes 14th March Dawn. House arrests, curfews, roadblocks, being woken up at dawn by soldiers to have her home ransacked and occupied had all become par for the course before she decided to take advantage of her U. Salaams Suhail, Thank you for your kind words.

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Salaams Suhail, Thank you for your kind words.

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Someday I would love to start a little girls’ soccer team to encourage all Muslim girls to get active and stay fit, God Willing. Szim the quest to break stereotypes 14th March Dawn.


Its encouraging to see these women in unconventional roles. She remembers her senior year with nostalgia.

Marya Mar 15, United States of America. Such efforts are necessary to educate and inspire other women to come forward. An American of Italian and German descent, Nancy is an educator and public speaker with a passion for exercising her political rights.

I pay compliments for such brilliant work. I azi wear hijab yet, but I wore pants instead of shorts. Suhail Yusuf Mar 14, I wish that more Muslim women would realize that wearing the hijab does not alienate others; it all depends upon the personality under the hijab.

Please support us by taking a moment to turn off Adblock on Dawn. Amazing and fascinating images zsma the success stories of women across US.

Sana Rahim, Homecoming Queen: A doctor who enjoys physical activities like kite surfing, snow boarding, and hang-gliding along with more quieter pursuits like painting, reading, and yoga, this thirty-something who wishes to remain anonymous has raised a few eyebrows while out on the water.

I hope to encourage my own daughter to participate in sports as well in the future. Tae Kwan Do taught me to treat daily prayers as a real meditation where the focus is on my relationship with God. To us Palestinians, it is a symbol of hope, pride, strength, trkck freedom.

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Her success in the field was such that she soon owned and operated her own? She set out to travel across the United States to photograph and capture the stories of women who wear the hijab across the country. All Video Text Photos Audio. Please contact International Museum of Women www. While working at a busy gas station, she became intrigued with the lifestyles of the cross- country truck drivers who stopped by to refuel their big bodies and their even bigger big rigs.


Rema, an Arizona State University student of both Palestinian and Dutch ethnicity, likes to get out on the soccer field whenever she can take a break from her studies.

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Rema Nasaredden, Soccer Player: If I make a mistake, non-Muslims will believe it asmz Islam and not me. Sana was elected the first Muslim homecoming queen at Neuqua Valley High School in Naperville, Ilinois, a town which is often rated one of the top ten places to live in America.

Some people do accept me, but I have to be very cautious. I feel like I have to be on my best behavior all the time, which is a little stressful.

To me, such ignorance has become normal. Panhwer Mar 14,