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Welcome to the Professional Muslim Women Podcast! This is a place for working Muslim women to share their stories, struggles, triumphs, and lessons learned along the way in pursuit of their career and family life. Our vision is to continue to foster and celebrate Professional Muslim Women in their respective fields. We strive to hear stories and connect the many Muslim women who have succeeded professionally and have challenged the status quo of what it means to be a Muslim woman in their workplace. Get ready to be inspired, empowered and break stereotypes!

Sep 14, 2022

In the pursuit of careers, especially in the STEM fields, one of the biggest gaps in professional development is the lack of leadership training during the early parts of the journey.  While these skills are important in helping you to advance in your career, they're also relevant in helping you overcome...


Aug 30, 2022

Deqa is a premed student passionate about pursuing surgery. She's a first-generation student who lost her father at a young age and was was raised by a single mother.  As a Black Muslim woman, she found it difficult to identify with the mentors she was presented with at networking events.  Now as an alumna of the...


Aug 23, 2022

In a society that teaches you to be risk averse, can taking calculated risks in your personal and career goals be the key to overcoming obstacles?

In this episode, Dr. Sondos Al Sad and I dig deep into what it means to be a Muslim woman navigating life and career while maintaining your faith and values and...


Aug 16, 2022

Our first Mentoring Moments segment! In this episode, I answer the question  "How do you become a surgeon?" I outline the process from high school, college, medical school, all the way to fellowship.  

Got questions on life and career goals? Submit them at the link below and tune into the Mentoring Moments segment...


Aug 9, 2022

In this episode, we discuss how we can use our biggest strengths - our families and our communities - to our advantage in building the life and career we want. 

Got questions on life and career goals? Submit them at the link below and tune into the Mentoring Moments segment for in-depth discussions.

Mentoring Moments