The Women of Islamic Relief Join the #EmpowerHer Campaign

On #InternationalWomensDay, some of the women of Islamic Relief USA join the #EmpowerHer campaign, sharing their thoughts on how to uplift and support women in today’s society. Check out their thoughts below, and share your own in the comments!

#EmpowerHer to be her own hero.

“#EmpowerHer to be her own hero.” -Masouna, Communications Coordinator

Islamic Relief USA - International Womens Day

“#EmpowerHer by recognizing her strength and value.” -Zainab, Graphic Designer (and Blackbelt!)

#EmpowerHer to break gender barriers in the workplace, even in male dominated fields like disaster response.

“#EmpowerHer to break gender barriers in the workplace, even in male dominated fields like disaster response.” -Maryam, Disaster Response Coordinator

#EmpowerHer by teaching her the importance of being independent!

“#EmpowerHer by teaching her the importance of being independent!” -Rula, Donor Services and Stewardship Manager

#EmpowerHer by allowing her to reach her dreams.

“#EmpowerHer by allowing her to reach her dreams.” Fareeha, Multimedia Specialist

#EmpowerHer by showing her she is powerful and should follow her dreams.

“#EmpowerHer by showing her she is powerful and should follow her dreams.” -May, Executive Assistant to the CEO

#EmpowerHer through education and opportunity.

“#EmpowerHer through education and opportunity.” -Christina, Director of Public Affairs

#EmpowerHer by sincerely and unconditionally supporting all of her ambitions, however big or small.

“#EmpowerHer by sincerely and unconditionally supporting all of her ambitions, however big or small.” -Jahanara, Graphic Designer

#EmpowerHer with education, knowledge and R.E.S.P.E.C.T.

“#EmpowerHer with education, knowledge and R.E.S.P.E.C.T.” -Mayssoun, Public Affairs and Media Specialist

#EmpowerHer with more tolerance (and more money!).

“#EmpowerHer with more tolerance (and more money!).” -Asma, Front Desk Administrator

 

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Chancey is the Editor-in-Chief for ReliefLab and a Content Creator at Islamic Relief USA. We would love to feature your voice on the blog – send us a message at relieflab@irusa.org.

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