100 Extraordinary Muslim Women Past & Present

Follow ASMA’s journey to discover 100 extraordinary Muslim women! Each month, ASMA will highlight the achievements of inspiring Muslim women who have shaped our societies in the past and those who are currently playing a pivotal role in transforming the lives of Muslim women.

Volume 18 - Historical Scholarship

 August 2013 - Gulbadan Banu Begum and Asli Sancar

Volume 17 - Calligraphy

 July 2013 - Asma Ibret and Soraya Syed

Volume 16 - Courage

 June 2013 - Khawlah bint al-Azwar and Raha Moharrak

Volume 15 - Humanitarianism

 May 2013 - Al Udar al-Karimah Shaihaab ad Din Salah and Edna Adan Ismail

Volume 14 - Music

 April 2013 - Jamila Al-Medina and Oumou Sangare

Volume 13 - Religious Law

 March 2013 - Amrah bint Abdur Rahman and Kholoud al-Faqih

Volume 12 - Poetry

 February 2013 - Bibi Hayati Kermani and Parveen Shakir

Volume 11 - Education

 January 2013 - Nana Asma’u and Jamila Afghani

Volume 10 - Peace

 December 2012 - Sitt al-Mulk and Tawwakul Karman

Volume 9 - Politics

 November 2012 - Sultan Kaikhusrau Jahan and Fawzia Yusuf Haji Adan

Volume 8 - Science

 October 2012 - Mariam Al-Ijliya and Mariam Sultana

Volume 7 - Art

 September 2012 - Nur Jahan and Nzinga Knight

Volume 6 - Business

 August 2012 - Khadijah bint Khuwaylid and Nabila Freidji

Volume 5 - Athletics

 July 2012 - Nawal El Moutawakel and Ibtihaj Muhammad

Volume 4 - Law

 June 2012 - Umm al-Muqtadir-Billah and Fatou Bensouda

Volume 3 - Literature

 May 2012 - Rabi’a Al-Basri and Ni’mah Nawwab

Volume 2 - Compassion

 April 2012 - Noor Inayat Khan and Sabeeha Rehman

Volume 1 - Women’s Rights

 March 2012 - Nusayba bint Ka’b al-Ansariyah and Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy