Moving from the Middle East to the UK at a very young age and having experienced adversity growing up, Emma channelled those experiences into her professional work. From managing the day-to-day of a start-up firm, to working in entertainment PR, her career thus far has seen her go from playing a proactive role in opening doors to students wishing to gain a foot on the finance career ladder, to working with personalities, corporates and brands - pushing the inspirational stories behind their success out into the public domain. Emma blogs for the Huffington Post, has ghost written for influencers and has won the We Are The City 2015, Rising Star award for Media and Journalism.
Just over a year ago, I wrote a piece for the Huffington Post about racism and how it affected me as a young British woman of Middle Eastern and Muslim heritage, and how it impacted upon my identity growing up….
sister-hood is a digital magazine and a series of live events. We create platforms for women of Muslim heritage to speak for themselves, rather than being spoken for or spoken about.
sister-hood challenges stereotypes and promotes the fearless, progressive, creative voices of women of Muslim heritage.