Women’s March Passes Through Georgetown

July 17, 2017

At the end of a 17-mile trek that began in front of NRA headquarters in Fairfax, Virginia, about 100 marchers reached the Department of Justice on the evening of July 14.

Wonder Woman as Role Model

July 10, 2017

When I was a child, I had a vague sense of Wonder Woman. She had her golden lasso and was dressed in, in my opinion, an unusual outfit. Seeing her […]

Muslim Women’s Association

March 13, 2013

Mrs. Fügen Tan, wife of the Ambassador of Turkey, and Rosa Tai Djalal, president of the Muslim Women’s Association and wife of the Ambassador of Indonesia, hosted members and guests at the Embassy of Turkey Feb. 28. Several members took advantage of an optional guided tour to view “The Sultan’s Garden: The Blossoming of Ottoman Art” at the nearby Textile Museum before attending a late morning screening of “Süleiman the Magnificent,” followed by luncheon. Program chair Gamila Karjawally has the daunting responsibility of planning monthly embassy events as MWA, founded in 1960, fundraises for educational scholarships for Muslim women. Other events include the annual Muslim Women’s Bazaar and Ramadan Iftar dinners. [gallery ids="119445,119437,119466,119460,119472,119453" nav="thumbs"]