Category Archives: Inclusion

Blog Post #4: The gap in women’s leadership positions is still exist!!

In my previous blog post, I discussed the pay gap as one of inequality issues between women and men that refers to the difference in wages and salaries between them. In this post I discuss women positions in higher education. White women and women of color in higher education experience discrimination across multiple dimensions, and …

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Blog #4 Life as A Woman

A few months ago, I went for an annual gynecological check up with my male doctor. He said that I need to focus on losing weight. He also told me that I have polycystic ovarian syndrome (surprise!) and that weight loss would be “damn near impossible because of it”, but I should do it anyways …

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Blog 4 – Education Difference Between Countries

When I was taking Women and Gender studies as a freshman, I remembered watching a documentary about countries which treated women unfairly. Part of it was very young girls being forced into brothels, but the other section of this series was about schooling and how some countries made it especially hard for female students to …

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Blog #4: Drugs don’t discriminate…but people do

My role: Today I will be talking, again, about something that I do not experience personally, but I see and hear about it a lot, specifically, the opioid crisis and drug use. I feel that there is a lot of stigma about drug users, and it is sad in my opinion because instead of getting …

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Blog Post 3: Escaping Generational Oppression: Is It Possible?

I am a Somali-American Black Muslim Immigrant who grew up in America post-9/11; so much of the person I am today is a result of those 5 words whether for better or for worse. As I continue to grow up today, I have found ways to navigate my way through life, weaving between these identities …

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A Fear of Disease, or a Disease of Fear?

As you know, we are currently experiencing a global pandemic due to the emergence of the novel coronavirus, Covid-19. (If you haven’t heard, you’re probably living under a rock. In which case, stay under your rock because we’re supposed to be self-isolating) This virus has completely taken over the world on such an epic scale …

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Blog Post #3, Age Discrimination

The pandemic of Coronavirus is spreading fast all over the world. During this time, I hope every one of you can stay safe and we shall work together to get over it. However, a few young teenagers on their spring break clearly doesn’t think the same way where they kept enjoying the extended break they …

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My experience with pandemic COVID-19

I thought this could be the best topic to write about. For this blog I wanted to share my concerns, thoughts and hopes. At least it will be a written source for me when we talk about it in the future. As of today Worldometer shows that there are 335,366 coronavirus cases. 14,611 people have […] Continue reading

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