The road to confidence: W’s story

This is a true account of one client’s journey, from surviving domestic violence to building a new future for herself. Identifying details have been modified or omitted to protect client confidentiality. *Trigger warning – mention of abuse*  W was raised to be a strong, confident, and self-sufficient woman. Her family had filled her childhood with love and creativity, providing her with a strong basis for adulthood. When she reached adulthood, she worked towards multiple degrees and held a prestigious job that she loved. She truly thrived in life and was very much looking forward to a bright future. While in her home country, W met an American-born man who…

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Moving beyond survival: K’s story

This is a true account of one client’s journey, from surviving hardship and family violence to building a new future for herself. Identifying details have been modified or omitted to protect client confidentiality. As a single parent, K dedicated her life to her son. She provided him with a home, an education, a foundation of ethics, love. She worked long hours and saved every penny to provide for him. When her son was young, she would often worry: How will we get by? Am I providing him with enough to build his future? What will my future look like? Her son would tell her not to worry — he loved her and he would always take care of…

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The Dallas Morning News: Retiring founder of Texas Muslim Women’s Foundation leaves a legacy of strong, kind leadership

Rifat Malik of The Dallas Morning News writes about the retirement of TMWF’s founder, Dr. Hind Jarrah, and the impact the Texas nonprofit has had on the local community. Dr. Jarrah passes the torch to Mona Kafeel, who has been appointed Executive Director. As the nonprofit celebrates 15 years of championing interfaith sisterhood and providing social services for thousands of vulnerable women and children, it’s also paying a farewell tribute to its retiring co-founder and a beloved community leader, Hind Jarrah.” Malik Read the full piece here.

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