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Ayesha Ali

Ayesha S. Ali is an International Development Professional based in Washington, DC via New York City and St. Louis, MO. She has lived and worked in India and West Bank. A proud American, Muslim, and Pakistani, she considers herself a progressive and an activist.

Vitiligo versus marriage

I was 26 years old and home visiting my parents. We were having the same old argument – marriage. This time the conversation centered on why I saw no point in meeting a 36 year old settled in Chicago while…

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