Ramadan is one of the most important times of the year for Muslims all over the world. It is a time for reflection, prayer and fasting, but it can also be an opportunity to reduce our food waste. Muslims are encouraged to practise virtuous eating habits by reducing their food waste and focusing on sustainability … Continue reading Ramadan 2023: Living sustainably
Women Supporting Women: A Path to Empowerment
In a world that often pits women against each other, it's important to remember the power of supporting and uplifting one another. From the gender pay gap to the lack of representation in leadership positions, the deck is often stacked against us. That's why we need to cultivate the belief that supporting other women is … Continue reading Women Supporting Women: A Path to Empowerment
MWC in talks with: Aysha Ingar
Aysha Ingar is a Junior Doctor and the Founder & CEO of Muslimah, the first Islamic app dedicated for Muslim women. Since creating the app, Aysha has won the idea factory competition, shortlisted for the Islam Channel technology award and even presented Muslimah to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Last month, she also won 'Young … Continue reading MWC in talks with: Aysha Ingar
Ramadan Routine with Shazia Parveen
Shazia Parveen is a RCN (Royal College of Nursing) Officer for the East Midlands and has been a mentor with MWC since January 2021. She has previously held roles as a Freedom to Speak Up Guardian, Ward Sister and Nurse in the NHS. Throughout her career, Shazia has stood for justice, using her voice and … Continue reading Ramadan Routine with Shazia Parveen
Ramadan Routine with Jennifer Ogunyemi
Jennifer Ogunyemi is the founder of the award winning Sisters in Business, the largest community of Muslim businesswomen in Europe. Jennifer is an inspiring speaker, published author and business and confidence coach. She has been a mentor with MWC since January 2021. As with every year I look around me and see so many getting … Continue reading Ramadan Routine with Jennifer Ogunyemi
Workplace Inclusion: Ramadan✨
Muslim Women Connect have put together a comprehensive guide for employers and organisations to help build inclusivity in the workplace by raising awareness of Ramadan and suggesting how organisations can support their Muslim colleagues during this important month.
MWC celebrates International Women’s Day 2022: #BreakTheBias
International Women’s Day (IWD) is a celebration of the social, economical, cultural and political achievements of women across the globe. Supported by millions for more than a century (the first IWD gathering being in 1911), IWD does not belong to a single country, group or organisation specifically. Rather, IWD is a collective effort by groups … Continue reading MWC celebrates International Women’s Day 2022: #BreakTheBias
Reflecting 2021: A Year Of Growth ✨
The year 2021 has been a year of growth, lessons and blessings for Muslim Women Connect, Alhamdulillah. Expanding the MWC Mentoring Programme Like many services, our Mentoring Programme was driven online due to the pandemic. We took this as an opportunity and for the first time ever, we expanded our services beyond London and opened … Continue reading Reflecting 2021: A Year Of Growth ✨
Summer. The warmth, longer days and beating sun are my favourite things about this season. Everything is full of life. Maybe it’s the balmy evenings or maybe it’s the way the sun covers everything in a reflective haze, but the mid-way point of the year is always a grounding moment for me. Each year I’m … Continue reading Reflect.
Ramadan 2021: Lessons from lockdown.
The blessed month is fast approaching and with it comes the familiar sense of anticipation. One of the beauties of Ramadan is in its arrival - it is always gifted to us when we’re in need of it most. A year on from the outbreak that shook the globe, many of us are facing the … Continue reading Ramadan 2021: Lessons from lockdown.