One Religion, Many Cultures

Being a graduate of the 169th class at Northeast High School, I was excited when Al-Bustan decided to start a Muslim Girls Club there this school year in December. As a Muslim girl raised in the United States, I know many of the challenges these girls face trying to balance both worlds—personal aspirations and traditional… Continue reading One Religion, Many Cultures

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Returning to the Classroom in the Garden

When I finished my graduate studies at Penn, I started looking for opportunities in education since I wanted to be back in the classroom as soon as possible. Luckily for me, I learned about a fellowship opportunity at Al-Bustan Seeds of Culture though a professor at Penn GSE and I decided to apply because I… Continue reading Returning to the Classroom in the Garden