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"Muslim Sheroes of Minnesota" is a series of several stories about Muslim women making a difference in their community without waiting for permission to change the world. By telling their own stories, they transform the popular narrative and shine a spotlight on female power within Minnesota's Muslim community. The series is made in partnership with Reviving the Islamic Sisterhood for Empowerment (RISE) and Blue Cross Blue Shield Foundation of Minnesota.
"Muslim Sheroes of Minnesota" is a series of several stories about Muslim women making a difference in their community without waiting for permission to change the world. By telling their own stories, they transform the popular narrative and shine a spotlight on female power within Minnesota's Muslim community. The series is made in partnership with Reviving the Islamic Sisterhood for Empowerment (RISE) and Blue Cross Blue Shield Foundation of Minnesota.

Muslim Shero Valerie Shirley Empowers the Deaf Community

  When meningitis left Valerie Shirley’s son, Musab, deaf at 5 months old, she learned sign language, eventually became an ASL teacher and co-founded the...