Somali Canadian author Fartumo Kusow has spent much of 2018 traveling across Canada, the United States, with stops in the UK and Somalia, speaking about her first English-language novel "A Tale of a Boon's Wife", published by Second Story Press.
A high school student from Edmonton is making headlines because of research she conducted at the University of Alberta as part of the WISEST, the Women in Scholarship, Engineering, Science, and Technology Summer Research Program. WISEST aims to empower women and other underrepresented groups in science.
Somali American Ilhan Omar just became the first veiled Muslim woman to be elected to the US Congress. What about the experiences of other veiled Muslim women who have run poltical campaigns in Canada?
Black Muslim Women in Quebec (Femmes Noires Musulmanes au Québec) is a new initiative that was launched on Saturday, October 20 in Montreal at Espace Mushagalusa. The initiative is funded by the Inspirit Foundation and supported by DESTA Black Youth Network.
Muslim Link is starting a series of profiles about ethno-cultural Muslim community associations across Canada. We feel this is a great way to help our community become more informed about our diversity and complexity.