His Story

His Story

I must admit, I love checking my We Talk Women email. Here’s a perfect example of why. Meet Kayrond, a spoken word artist who wanted me to feature his piece. I was skeptical at first but after I watched this video, I was nothing but moved and grateful he reached out to me. In Kayrond’s […]

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How I Became a Peshmerga

How I Became a Peshmerga

My journey to becoming a women’s rights activist began when I was a young child in Kurdistan, Iran and I attended a wedding with my family. At one point during the celebration, everything changed. The guests, who had been eating, dancing and laughing minutes before, began shouting – and I saw the bride crying in […]

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Event Information:

Event Information:

“Honour killings” are a form of violence against women that take the lives of 5,000 girls/women every year. They are committed with the motive of protecting or regaining the honour of the perpetrator, family, or community. Join us in the screening of Banaz: A Love Story by Deeyah Khan that chronicles an act of overwhelming […]

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Passion Over Past: A Book Project

Passion Over Past: A Book Project

The purpose of this post is to invite you and women across the globe, to be part of a profound project! I know it’s easy to get caught up in the “some day” illusion, which is why I create and commit to new possibilities every single day. “If you’re passionate and committed, anything is possible”. In […]

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