Muslim Girl Comes of Age

Mar 13, 2017 | 11:00am – 12:00pm CT
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Religious freedom is a cornerstone of the American dream. But what is the experience of a young Muslim girl living in New Jersey in the aftermath of 9/11? Amani Al-Khatahtbeh responded by creating a space for Muslim women to talk back to negative, inaccurate media representations of people who share their faith. Muslimgirl.com is the most-read platform for Muslim women’s voices in the West and an inspiration to a generation of women making their voices heard. Hear her story and learn how she built her own media powerhouse at the age of 17.

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Primary Entry: Music Badge, Platinum Badge, Artist Wristband, Film Badge, Interactive Badge
Format: Solo
Event Type: Session