Cross-Post from TechWomen Blog: Emerging Leaders in the Middle East and Africa Cards

A few months ago a group of TechWomen Alumnae came together with an idea: use a deck of cards to share some of the stories of the women who have participated in this incredible program. I have been inspired by women in this program from the beginning and was happy to donate my design and […]

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Cards Against Bigotry

Imagine the old woman in your life. Maybe she lives in a cramped apartment like yours, or across your suburban fence, or on the other side of your county road. Imagine what she thinks about when you say “the Middle East.” As someone who loves and has lived in the region, when she hears that phrase […]

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#IllRideWithYou and Other Kinds of Great Allyship

In the 4 weeks after 9/11 I wore a headscarf to school. I was 12. I did it because I had heard on the news Muslim women were being shot at for wearing visible symbols of their faith. I thought it was the most unfeminist thing I could think of to attack women for what they […]

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