She has broken a multitude of ‘glass ceilings’, thanks in part to her inclusive, supportive upbringing.
This three-minute video shows some touching responses from passers-by – especially the brother at the end, who certainly goes out of his way to show his support.
Before you judge me, please try to understand my struggles first.
56-year-old Ameenah Gurib-Fakim has just been made president of Mauritius. Take a look at her accomplishments.
It’s not always easy to live by your principles – but it’s always worth the effort.
This simple recipe will nourish your skin, giving it some respite from the mass-market variety of makeup.
The hijab is one of the most well-known symbols of Islam, but is this a fair association to make?
Ever dreamt of having your very own royal wedding? Keep dreaming! And check out these eligible princes (and a few princesses), all Muslim royals.
A humiliating run-in with bigoted security guards underlines the stubborn stain of racism and Islamophobia in America.
Take a trip through these handy tips to make your next holiday abroad even more delectable.
If you love art, then you would already have been thrilled by Maïmouna Guerresi. A sensational artist by all accounts, Guerresi’s mind-bending works ranging from photography, sculpturing, videos and installations have long captivated the imaginations of art lovers from all around the world.
White people can't be terrorists. We've been told this for years. Not directly, perhaps, but when a white person bombs a church or massacres a school or flies a plane carrying 150 people into a mountainside, killing everyone on board, it's hard to draw any other conclusion.
Maryam Yusof opens up about the paths of her hijab journey.
A persistent belief holds that dogs are unconditionally haram in Islam. But is it that simple? Jack McGee explores the issue.
With a near-perfect GPA, Raeni credits her parents' support for her university success.
Having two distinct cultures presents both complexities and thrills, says Dina Toki-o.
Two Indonesian women recount the challenges they face in practising Islam in a way that is important to them while working with employers in Singapore
This formidable Iranian woman is living proof that once you set your mind to something, you can truly use this gift to help better humankind.
A headscarf shows less, but reveals more – as American journalism student Cassidy Herrington found out when she donned one for a project.
A TV series that captures the reactions of bystanders suggests that most Americans would stand up for a Muslim faced with racism.
The Olympic Games bring tales of glory and setbacks. Inspiring ones abound, but few match up to the one of an underdog, Samia Yusuf Omar, who lost the race but won the hearts of many.