Join MALA for MetFriday—Drop-in Drawing

Join MALA at the MET, and draw inspiration from artists and original works of art on May 12th, 2017 from 6:30-8:30 pm.

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Salah Al-Mejri: From Tunisia to America- My Journey in the NBA

“There are many lessons to be learned from NBA players, but perhaps the most valuable is not only to enjoy what you’re doing, but to celebrate the fact that you have the chance to do it to begin with.”

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At 7-foot-2, Salah Al-Mejri is larger than life. A Tunisian professional basketball player for the NBA Dallas Mavericks and a representative of the Tunisian national basketball team internationally.

Nazida Syed: Starting Over, Fighting for Change

“I want to make ways for women like myself who have been victims of domestic violence to be able to get back on their own feet, take control of their lives, and their images, their reputations in society, so they will never be looked down upon for leaving an abusive marriage.”

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Tahany Yassin: Launching ChiTown Photography

“I still continue learning because there is always room to grow. There are so many different techniques and effects a photographer can create with the vision they have set in their mind.”

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Bushra Hamid: Recalling Early Memories

“I was born in a quite town in West Virginia, with diversity only found in the nature surrounding us.”

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MALA Presents National Geographic’s ”GENDER REVOLUTION: A JOURNEY WITH KATIE COURIC”

Join MALA in partnership with Intersections International; I’m From Driftwood; and Believe Out Loud for a special screening and panel discussion of National Geographic’s “GENDER REVOLUTION: A JOURNEY WITH KATIE COURIC” in New York city on May 5th.

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MALA’s Feature in the Huffington Post-National Women’s History Month

This storytelling campaign, launched in partnership with The New Agenda, emphasizes the importance of celebrating and encouraging the success of Muslim American women in a wide range of backgrounds and career paths.

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MALA at the UN CSW 61st Session

MALA held a panel discussion that covered the following themes: Education; Investment in Diversity; Human Rights; Access to Medical Care; and Eradication of Violence as core points to address the economic growth for women.

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“Show and Tell: Spotlighting Muslim American Talent” in NYC

On March 19th, MALA and Intersections International held “Show and Tell: Spotlighting Muslim American Talent” to showcase diverse artists shining their unique individuality in New York City.

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Storytelling In A Digital Era

By including stories from individuals of many different backgrounds, MALA hopes to bridge understanding, create meaningful dialogue and set the stage for real change.

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