This podcast celebrates Hijab wearing women who are challenging sterotypes and changing the narrative of Hijab in the media.
It's Okay To Want To Be Successful
42:47In this episode, Haleema speaks with Shalah Akhtar, creator of Brown Corporate Women- a platform providing career coaching to Muslim women and helping them realise their excellence. Shalah shares her Hijab journey and how she navigated the corporate works environment when she put her Hijab on.
Championing Islam at Work
46:22In this episode, Haleema speaks with Zainab Kidwai, who works for Rolls-Royce in Derby, but alongside her role in Data she is the head of the company's Muslim Network. Zainab talks about how her international identity has helped her reach more people and her journey of sharing Islam with her colleagues.
Remembering Your Why
45:20In this episode of the Hijabi Culture podcast, Haleema speaks with the first Hijab wearing model to feature in a campaign for a high street brand. Mariah Idrissi has used her platform as a model to push conversations surrounding Hijab and as a stepping stone to do vital humanitarian work across the globe.
Modesty, ethics, and how Hijab fits in
44:32In this episode, Haleema is joined hy Charley- a revert Muslim who uses her Instagram platform to educate people about different humanitarian causes and living in the UAE. For charley modesty is so much more than wearing loose-fitting clothes and covering her hair. It's about all the ethical decisions she has to make in life.
Changing the world with a scarf on her head and a ball at her feet
44:32In this episode of the Hijabi Culture podcast, Haleema speaks with football activist and grass roots coach, Lipa Ness about her football career, time at university and the women's world cup. Lipa's authenticity and passion for her work shines through as she speaks about getting Hijab wearing women into football and her personal experience.
How did a pharmacist become a comedian
45:35In this episode, Haleema speaks with Comedian, Ola Labib about her career change and what it's like to be a Hijab wearing woman on the comedt circuit. From starting at comedy nights to selling out the O2, Ola shares hes experience and her sage wisdom. An inspiring episode, highlighting you're never too old to chase your dreams.
The Hijabi Figureskater
42:41In this episode, Haleema speaks with Iman, a hijab wearing figureskater who shares how her dream of becoming an iceskater came true. Iman talks about starting hobbies at an older age and what it was like being one of the only hijabi's on the ice rink. You'll finish this episode feeling inspired to make a start on the dreams your putting off.
The Hijabi with Unconventional Hobbies
43:13In this episode, Haleema speaks with the amazing Safura Said, a horse rider, hiking enthusiast, who just loves the outdoors. They talk about the barriers Safura has overcome, her unconventional hobbies, how she got into horse riding and how she's sharing her passion for all things outdoors with her son. You will feel inspired to get up and get outside, with your hijab proudly on display.
The hijabi who tore down her own barriers
52:03In this episode, we speak to the amazing Maha Ayesh, the first Palestinian, Muslim, Hijab wearing women in the USA. She speaks confidently about her challenges and the role Hijab has played in her journey. After listening to this, you'll be left inspired and ready to be the change you want to see in the world.
The Overthinking Hijabi and Ramadhan Reflection
10:42In this episode of the HC podcast, host, Haleema, shares her thoughts on Hijab and how she's changing her perspective on hijab wearing people she looks up to. It's so easy to get caught up in social media and trends that we lose sight of the important things. Listen and share your thoughts