Mehmet Ali Sanlikol: Grammy-Nominated Composer

“My musical journey is also, in a way, my American journey. Perhaps it is a story that is not possible in any other place but here.”

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MALA and Arab American National Museum Screening of “He Named Me Malala”

MALA and Arab American National Museum are holding special screening of “He Named Me Malala”, directed by Academy Award winner Davis Guggenheim for Participant Media.

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Chicago Premiere of “He Named Me Malala”

MALA, in partnership with Participant Media and Malala Fund, screened “He Named Me Malala” in honor of the UN’s International Day of the Girl at the AMC River East in Chicago, IL.

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Raza Rizvi: Visiting the WTC in August of 2001

“The morning of September 11th, my bell rang and a fellow foreign student came over to tell me about the unthinkable. American society, the perception of Muslims living within America and elsewhere… everything changed that day.”

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Sophia Khan: My Journey to Watercolor Wanderlust

“The funny thing about learning more about yourself is that the more you do learn, the harder it becomes to stray from that vision of your genuine self.”

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