A Picture Paints A Thousand Words, But A Video Shows A Thousand Pictures

When Muslim women don't tell their own stories, others do. And stories told about Muslim women too often promote negative stereotypes: dehumanized, stigmatized, marginalized, oppressed. Nausheena Hussain is working to amplify the voice and power of Muslim sisters, and changing negative perceptions one changemaking and trailblazing story at a time.
Nausheena Hussain giving her talk, "RISE - Reviving the Islamic Sisterhood for Empowerment" at Ignite Minneapolis 9 on November 18, 2015 at the Riverview Theater in Minneapolis.

Alliance for A Better Minnesota featuring Nausheena Hussain

Check out Nausheena, Executive Director & co-founder of Reviving the Islamic Sisterhood for Empowerment, talking about empowering Muslim women to take positions of leadership and make their voices heard.

Centering Muslim Women’s Voices

As part of the Diaspora Internalization Series, Nausheena Hussain spoke about the power of storytelling and centering Muslim Women’s Voices at Normandale Community College.

Blue Cross Blue Shield Minnesota Foundation - Sheroes, Changing Perceptions

See the work of one of the Foundation’s grantees, Revitalizing Islamic Sisterhood for Empowerment (RISE), as they help change perceptions about Muslim women in Minnesota.