September 22, 2023

Independent audiology practices in the US are a crucial service for millions of residents around the country. They provide essential hearing care and ensure that US citizens have access to top-tier provisions wherever and whenever they need it. However, one thing that has significantly boosted their efficacy is the professional partnership opportunities leading the way toward innovation. These relationships improve the odds of success and deliver a tailored product that stands out from the crowd. This post explores more. Defining... Read more

September 10, 2023

In the summer of 2001, my friend Javaid Malik and I were working on an independent film project.  Just as we were about the release the film which was about Muslim students at CAL Berkeley, the tragic events of September 11th, 2001 happened and due to the onslaught of media attention and focus on the Muslim community, we decided to drop our current project and make a totally new documentary film about the Aftermath of the terrorist attacks in New... Read more

June 10, 2023

  Rabia Chaudry is well known for her work as an attorney and in advocating for the freedom of Adnan Syed, but what you may not know is that she is also 100% a bonafide foodie. Tune in for our full interview with Rabia about her new memoir “Fatty Fatty Boom Boom”. Not only do we talk about food, family, and her lifelong relationship with her weight, but we also get to the meat of matters including a family recipe... Read more

June 10, 2023

This past Ramadan, I was again able to help coordinate a panel discussion with the help of the Interfaith at Amazon group for Amazon Employees around the world to share how they participate and celebrate both Ramadan as well as Eid-ul-Fitr, which is the religious holiday which marks the end of the month of fasting for Muslims. This year, we had Muslim Amazonians from around the world including the US, Canada, UK, Turkey and Australia! You can watch the full... Read more

November 22, 2022

Everyone has the right to feel comfortable and included in religious celebrations, regardless of their faith or the occasion. Those who are hard of hearing will naturally struggle to keep up with celebrations, and ceremonies of every shape and size should still factor this into their event planning procedures. While it is a somewhat invisible disability, hearing loss is still one that shapes the lives of those afflicted. Yet, the world moves towards inclusivity more and more, and religious celebrations... Read more

September 3, 2022

Special Episode of The Artistic Foodies Podcast: We sat with producer and community organizer Guled Muse to talk about his background and artistic journey leading up to the unveiling of The Khamsa Project. Khamsa, the Arabic word for five, is a multimedia art exhibition showcasing 20 Black, Muslim, Immigrant, and Refugee visual artists and musicians expressing the five stages of grief. Khamsa aims to address the different forms and contexts of grief, weaving both personal and universal experiences of loss.... Read more

September 2, 2022

Cryptocurrency is a form of digital currency that uses encryption to secure transactions. It can be used as a store of value or as an investment asset. It’s also known as virtual money, or digital currency, and it could also be considered an asset class. The cryptocurrency was first introduced in 2009 by an anonymous person under the pseudonym of Satoshi Nakamoto. Satoshi designed the currency using cryptographic software and ensured that there would only be a limited amount of... Read more

April 28, 2022

NOTE: I originally wrote this for my org (FGBS) newsletter. Some items have been edited, as the original links were only visible to internal employees within the FGBS org at Amazon.  Below is an updated version which includes public links to my YouTube channels. Feel free to comment on my blog below. Thanks About Ramadan Ramadan is the ninth month in the Islamic Calendar, which follows the Lunar cycle. Many Muslims, including my family, still follow the traditional method of... Read more

April 25, 2022

In February 2022, I pitched an idea about doing a panel discussion about Ramadan at my work and what began as something small quickly turned into a much larger event! Originally planned to be a pre-recorded video, which we even recorded a few days before the planned broadcast date, it was determined that an error in the recording happened. So the day before, we decided to go ahead and have the discussion LIVE! There were over 800 RSVP’s for the... Read more

February 11, 2022

The world of finance is a labyrinthian arena; a sprawling and competitive industry that’s hard (and expensive) to break into, but immensely rewarding for those that do. Trustworthiness is a universally admired trait; one that people can appreciate no matter their beliefs, backgrounds, or personal situation. It can get you far in business and in life, and thankfully, it can be nurtured in the eyes of the customer, particularly in a field such as finance where trust is of paramount... Read more

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