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Laila Alawa

Laila Alawa


Laila Alawa

Laila Alawa is a cultural pundit, social entrepreneur​ ​and digital strategist. She is​ ​the founder and president of Coming of Fait​h​,​ ​LLC, ​associate editor at The Islamic Monthly, manages nonprofit communications and media outreach,​ ​and​ ​​regularly​ ​​writes columns for The Huffington Post, ​Mic​, Patheos.com​ and The Guardian.​ ​​To learn more about her work, visit her at​ ​www.lailaalawa.com.



ARTICLES BY LAILA ALAWA


Syria’s saving will be through its women

Syria’s saving will be through its women

Picture this: Your life, torn up from its roots, has suddenly turned into the norm in a world that only pays you lip ser
Let’s Not Discuss That Again

Let’s Not Discuss That Again

It’s been a long year. The Muslim American community has seen more than its fair share of controversies and dramas
Do we really need Mosques in America?

Do we really need Mosques in America?

It was never my intention to become unmosqued. Growing up, I fervently worked to fit in at my community mosque, attendin
Twitter Conversations and the Potential of Change

Twitter Conversations and the Potential of Change

Taking a stance against child trafficking à la Joseph Kony. The cancellation of ABC Family’s “Alice i
Dear Brooke: On ‘Alice in Arabia’ and the White Savior Complex

Dear Brooke: On ‘Alice in Arabia’ and the White Savior Complex

Editor’s note: We have reached out to Brooke for a one-on-one interview to keep the lines of communication open an
Let’s Stop Talking About Being Muslim in America

Let’s Stop Talking About Being Muslim in America

It’s the identity crisis everyone loves to dish about. It’s like the cronut fad, except it came into being y