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Friday, October 27 • 10:15am - 11:30pm
1c Muslim Girls Making Change
Muslim Girls Making Change (MGMC) hopes to shed some light on their experiences as four identifiable Muslim girls in a majority-white state. MGMC hopes to increase cultural awareness and understanding of the Muslim culture, from the perspective of four young high school girls. Forming in 2016 Muslim Girls Making Change have performed at various venues in Vermont including the Women's March on Montpelier at have competed internationally in Washington, DC.

Moderators
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Kiran Waqar

South Burlington High School, Muslim Girls Making Change
Kiran Waqar is a 17 year old junior (then senior) at South Burlington High School. Driven to make a change in her local and global community, Kiran has engaged in several projects from drives to activism.

Speakers
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Balkisa Abdikadir

South Burlington High School, Muslim Girls Making Change
Balkisa Abdikadir is going into her senior year at Burlington high school. With her outgoing personality and bubbly energy she strives to make a difference by working with community partner and using poetry as her median to speak about social justice issues.
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Hawa Adam

South Burlington High School, Muslim Girls Making Change
Hawa Adam is a Junior, soon to be senior at Burlington High school. She is a driven and passionate character. She works to engage and collaborate with community partners. Her goal is to help educate herself and her fellow peers about injustice in the world.
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Lena Ginawi

South Burlington High School, Muslim Girls Making Change
Lena Ginawi is a 16 year old junior at South Burlington High School. She is tired of staying silent on topics revolving around social, racial, and environment issues. She tries her best to allow youth to engage in these conversations, and go out to create change themselves.


Friday October 27, 2017 10:15am - 11:30pm
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