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Laila Alawa

Laila Alawa

Laila Alawa is a Muslim American Activist, Blogger and Feminist.

Career

Since 2016, Laila Alawa in the CEO and Founder of The Tempest, the fastest-growing Media company changing the global narrative of diverse millenial women. [7] Laila has already presented her speech at the TedXEmory, The Secret Behind World Domination. [16]

Since founding The Tempest, Laila has been quoted in nationwide outlets like The New York Times, The Guardian, and CNN Money as a disruptive force in media. [7] In 2015, she was named an Ariane de Rothschild Fellow. [6] In addition, during 2015-2016, Laila was a Secondary Investigator during American Muslims Elections 2016 and a Fellow for GovLoop. [5]

Prior to founding the company, Laila worked at the White House and Congress. [7]

Laila Alawa in also the CEO and Founder of Coming of Faith. Besides, she is the Host for The Expose, a Coming of Faith weekly Podcast. [6]

Prior to that, she has an experience in Marketing while working for PushBrand Marketing and LaunchGood. [5]

Since 2011, Laila is an Advisory board member for NuDay Syria. [5]

In 2015, Laila was a Communications Associate at Karamah: Muslim Women Lawyers for Human Rights and Media Relations Director at American Muslim Consumer Consortium. [5]

She participated in reasearches for Tufts University, Wellesley Centers for Women, Massachusetts Women's Political Caucus, MIT Sloan School of Management, The Pluralism Project, Public Broadcasting Service and Unity Productions Foundation. [5]

Laila's work has been mentioned in BuzzFeed, The Atlantic, Mashable, ColorLines, Bustle.com, Feministing, Washington Post and The Boston Globe. She has also appeared on Al-Jazeera America, BBC World News, NPR and Huffington Post Live. [6]

Education

Laila is a graduate of Wellesley College where she received her Bachelor's Degree in Psychology with a minor in Education studies and currently works as a Research associate at Princeton University. [7]

During her time at Wellesley College, she conducted and presented on a breakthrough Social psychology study examining the gendered stereotypical perceptions of science careers. [7]

Through her current position, she is conducting a study on Muslim American perceptions of belonging and community within the greater American diaspora. She plans to pursue a Master's degree in Public policy. [7]

References

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Citation Linkspeakerpedia.comSpeakerpedia
Jan 24, 2016, 6:01 AM
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Jun 24, 2016, 11:57 PM
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Citation Linktwitter.comLaila on Twitter
Sep 21, 2017, 11:17 AM
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Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3-accelerate.amazonaws.comLaila pictured on Twitter
Sep 21, 2017, 11:18 AM
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Citation Linklinkedin.comLaila on LinkedIn
Sep 21, 2017, 11:19 AM
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Citation Linkhuffingtonpost.comLaila's bio on Huff Post
Sep 21, 2017, 11:20 AM
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Citation Linklailaalawa.comLaila's bio on her website
Sep 21, 2017, 11:50 AM
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Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3-accelerate.amazonaws.comLaila pictured on her website
Sep 21, 2017, 12:06 PM
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Citation Linkfacebook.comLaila on FB
Sep 21, 2017, 12:27 PM
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Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3-accelerate.amazonaws.comLaila at The White House Eid Reception
Sep 21, 2017, 12:28 PM
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Citation Linkinstagram.comLaila on Instagram
Sep 21, 2017, 12:29 PM
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Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3-accelerate.amazonaws.comLaila on her Facebook
Sep 21, 2017, 12:31 PM
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Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3-accelerate.amazonaws.comLaila and her sister Jumanah
Sep 21, 2017, 12:31 PM
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Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3-accelerate.amazonaws.comLaila by Meera Mohan
Sep 21, 2017, 12:32 PM
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Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3-accelerate.amazonaws.comLaila and her family
Sep 21, 2017, 12:32 PM
[16]
Citation Linkyoutube.comThe Magic Behind World Domination | Laila Alawa | TEDxEmory
Sep 21, 2017, 12:56 PM
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Citation Linkyoutube.comA Day in the Life: Laila Alawa
Sep 21, 2017, 12:58 PM
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Citation Linkyoutube.comMuslim Woman Flooded With Hate Tweets After Daily Caller Hit Piece
Sep 21, 2017, 12:58 PM
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Citation Linkyoutube.comAnswering the Call to a Life of Commitment
Sep 21, 2017, 12:59 PM
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Citation Linkwww.youtube.comThe Magic Behind World Domination | Laila Alawa | TEDxEmory
Sep 21, 2017, 12:56 PM