22 Jan Public Speaking, Workshops & Lectures
BASE CONFERENCE ON EQUITY AND EDUCATION, NEW YORK, NY Spring 2018
WORKSHOP PRESENTER: “FASHIONING OUR IDENTITY: THE POLITICS OF STYLE AND SOCIETY”
Engaged educators to consider and explore the intersectionality of societal constructs, restrictions, meaning and power of fashion and style movements and the ways we express identity as affirmation, response and rebellion.
BROOKLYN FRIENDS SCHOOL DIVERSITY INITIATIVE, NEW YORK, NY Spring 2014-Present
PRESENTER AT BI-ANNUAL “YOUNG WOMEN OF STRENGTH” AND “PRIVILEGE DAY” CONFERENCES
Facilitate workshops which invite middle-to-high school aged students to make connections between identity and perception, explore their own narrative, and design fashion looks that reflect their own “personal style”.
PROGRESSIVE EDUCATION NETWORK NATIONAL CONFERENCE, NEW YORK, NY Fall 2015
WORKSHOP PRESENTER: “MUSLIM-AMERICANS: IDENTITY AND PERCEPTION”
Engaged educators to examine and challenge perceptions associated with Muslim-Americans in context of society and classroom. Resources and Data were provided as we addressed common questions and misconceptions, while exploring opportunities in the classroom to counter prevailing divisive narratives and Islamophobia.