Part time AMI student, Anderson Al-Wazni published an article in The Muslim Vibe entitled ‘Islam and climate change: why we need an Islamic response now!’. The article examines global warming issues alongside climate change policies in the US and the principle need for an Islamic response. The post is available to read here
Anderson Al-Wazni is a community organizer based in North Carolina and a part time student on AMI’s Hawza programme. She received her Masters in Social Work at Smith College in 2014 where she completed her thesis on Muslim women, hijab, and feminism. She is committed to writing and speaking on social justice issues as they relate to Muslims, in particular Muslim women and female empowerment. She aims to increase visibility of Muslim women in public discourse through writing and public speaking and she provides free English courses to local refugee women. – She may be contacted at Andyalwazni137@gmail.com
She was also recently published in Oxford University Press blog for a blog post entitles “Pushed to extremes: the human cost of climate change” click here to read.