First published in the Harvard Public Health Review (HPHR Journal) on 16th May 2021. Article on misogyny in medicine, the gender pain gap, and Persistent […]
Endometriosis, misogyny in medicine, and my career as a woman in science
I was invited by OxWEST (Oxford Women in Engineering, Science & Technology) on my published work on endometriosis, misogyny in medicine, and my scientific and […]
The Kalsom Movement in the 2020 Youth Solutions Report (UN SDSN Youth)
As the Chair of the Board of Trustees of The Kalsom Movement, I am proud to announce that The Kalsom Movement is one of the 50 youth-led organisations worldwide to be featured in the SDSN Youth Solutions Program’s 2020 Youth Solutions Report.
Making New Year’s Resolutions for a Wholesome 2021
Photo by Mike Enerio on Unsplash Happy 2021! Making new year’s resolutions this time seems like a futile exercise and it is daunting to start […]
Building Resilience: Top 3 Tips for Success
Too often when people speak about their success journey, they love portraying the idea it was all smooth sailing for them by listing accolades and achievements. The reality is that behind the seemingly perfect Instagram or LinkedIn façade of many people including myself are failures, criticisms, depression and other mental health issues, and life circumstances that are rarely spoken about.
Maintaining Boundaries: Partie Deux
It takes two to tango. Maintaining boundaries in relationships is a tricky one. Playing Agony Aunt today, but I am no expert.
Not Too Young to Make a Difference | Royal Commonwealth Society
First published on the Royal Commonwealth Society website. As Associate Fellow of Royal Commonwealth Society and the Chair of Board of Trustees of The Kalsom Movement, I share my experience to convince you why it is not too young to make a difference.
Inspirational Asian Women in Medicine: A Non-Exhaustive List
A non-exhaustive compilation of inspirational Asian women in medicine who have inspired me and countless others into pursuing a career in medicine.
Bernama TV Malaysia ‘Tea with Tehmina’ Interview Episode 2: The Kalsom Movement
Natasha Ariza and I had a wonderful time talking to Tehmina Kaoosji on our work in The Kalsom Movement, and our passion for education and women.
Countering Everyday Extremism Against Women: The Other Pandemic
I was invited to give a keynote speech by Sisters of Islam, a civil society organisation with the aim to advocate the rights of women within the Islamic framework, for their Regional Youth Caucus Meeting in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in October 2019. The meeting was held as a lead up to the first Sisters in Islam international conference on” Islam Unsurrended: Women Against Extremism” which saw the launching of a key report on the perceptions of Muslim women and equality in Malaysia, funded by the European Union. The article below has been modified and updated from my speech.