Mariam Khan is a writer and activist. She is a contributor to Nikesh Shukla’s forthcoming anthology Rife: Twenty Stories from Britain’s Youth, writing on the policing and politicisation of Muslim women’s bodies. Khan has written on feminism, Islam, publishing and identity for Metro, The Guardian and Stylist.
Salma El-Wardany was born in Egypt and raised in the north of England, and returned to Cairo just in time for the Arab Spring. Between protesting and fighting in the revolution, she started a blog to document her experiences in Cairo while discussing ideas of womanhood and how gender identities manifest in today’s world. She has worked with Edinburgh University on the Dangerous Woman Project, given two TEDx Talks, writes for The Huffington Post and various other outlets, is working on her debut novel, Burkas & Bikinis, performs her poetry across the US and UK, and presents on BBC Radio.
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