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As I reflect on the past year, It really has been relentless, I mean the pandemic was one thing but my way of coping was just to work. I’m proud of what we’ve achieved with Muslamic Makers but it was pretty non stop. From March 2020, I was re-building a…


In October 2020, I was incredibly honoured to have been selected by Ada Ventures as a member of their first ‘Ada Angels’ cohort. The last 4 months have taught me a lot and in this blog, I reflect on things I’ve learned.

Upskilling in Financial Literacy

I was first introduced…


Published December 21, 2020

Hey Everyone,

I hope you’re well and safe. Slightly delayed in the schedule but reflecting on the year was a long process so it’s a long email but hope you enjoy the read.

Back in April I started a blog post called entering week 5 of…


Published November 11th 2020

Hey All,

I hope you’re all well. It’s a bit of a long email but one full of tips on how to build positive relationships, how people make things happen and a fun challenge at the end!

One of my biggest superpowers is having positive relationships…


Published: 13th October 2020

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Writing is something I have a love and hate relationship…


I’m trying to write this post using my headset by speaking into the computer. I’ve never been the best of writers and that’s always been a real struggle for getting my story out there.

Nine years ago, I got diagnosed with a learning disability called ‘dysgraphia’. I was in my…


How do you rebuild a community?

You founded a community, it was exciting and energising in the beginning and then, somehow along the way, you lost the passion. That is part of the normal cycle of communities.

As some of you may know I now run and develop communities for…


An introduction

I’ve been wanting to write for a while. I want to make it a thing but the truth is I really struggle with writing.

It dawned on me recently that I often do public speaking and there are things I have prepped that are sitting gathering dust in…


What is a Community Development Manager?

I started a new job this month at Government Digital Services. My official title is Community Development Manager: Product and Delivery Manager Communities. Yes it’s a mouthful but I finally feel like I found a job that is very “me”. …


The first 6 months of this year were hard. The last 6 months were the biggest blessing ever BUT it’s important to reflect on the lessons you learned along the way, whilst celebrating the blessings that happened too… so here are some thoughts and ramblings!

Mental health

I’ve always…

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@muslamicmakers co-founder | @adaventures Angel | Fellowship Programme Manager at @GDSteam | @WCMTUK fellow. Full of random rambles.

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