How To Overcome Hijab Harassment At Work

Thank you for applying to work at our company! Unfortunately, we’re sorry to say… You don’t need to finish reading. You already know this is a rejection email—another one.  So many of us have experienced the job hunt slump. When it feels like no one is interested in hiring what you have to offer. And […]

Finding my way back to myself from depression

We don’t ask for the test. But still it comes. And when it does, it is like the rain – fierce, cleansing – stripping us of all our complacency, our self-satisfaction, our forgetfulness. And, like the rain, our tears flow, taking us back to the prayer mat, back to the open hands, back to The […]

Huma Hamid — Isolation is the greatest barrier to tech diversity

Huma Hamid is a tech-maker by heart and a volunteer by soul, with a passion for building digital products, platforms, teams, and communities. She is currently part of the platform technology group within Cisco as a technical product manager and the Cofounder and former President at Pakistani Women in Computing (PWiC), a USA based non-profit […]

Shamim Rajani — You need to have the courage to break out of your bubble yourself

We’re so excited to welcome Shamim Rajani as our latest Tech Sister! Tech Sisters Stories is a series that profiles Muslim women in tech and brings attention to the incredible personalities and work we have in our community. Shamim Rajani is a Techpreneur and has been serving the Pakistan IT industry for the last 15 […]

Hadeel Ayoub — Everyone Struggles. Stick It Out And You’ll Make It

We’re so excited to welcome Hadeel Ayoub as our latest Tech Sister!  Tech Sisters Stories is a series that profiles Muslim women in tech and brings attention to the incredible personalities and work we have in our community. Hadeel is an experienced lecturer, researcher, and entrepreneur with a demonstrated history of working in the higher […]

5 Ways You Can Find The Perfect Mentor

Mentor, in Ancient Greek mythology, was entrusted by Odysseus to look after and educate his son, Telemachus, when he left for the Trojan War. Due to this relationship, the word “mentor” became a part of Latin languages and is widely used to describe the relationships in which we are now very familiar. Relationships whereby a […]

Why you need a growth mindset and how to cultivate one in three easy steps.

Four years ago, I literally didn’t have a clue that I would become a web developer and maintain a site and newsletter for Muslim women in tech. I was a full-time stay at home mom, and all of my energy was focused on caring for my babies. I never learned how to code, never built […]

How to stop dreading feedback and start loving it

How do you handle feedback? Do you feel sweaty and nervous before your appraisal meetings? Do you brood and feel insulted someone found something wrong about you? Do you ever feel so guilty and uncomfortable about giving feedback that you surround the criticism in so many compliments that no one knows what you’re talking about […]

How To Accelerate Your Tech Career By Challenging Yourself Every Day – Interview with Rahma Javed

In today’s Tech Sisters interview, Rahma Javed joins us to tell you her story and how to accelerate your tech career by always challenging yourself. Rahma is the Director of Engineering for the Restaurants group at Deliveroo. She focuses on helping Deliveroo becoming the best partner for its restaurants and driving growth and profitability for […]