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MKG Chats With Subhi Alshaik

Subhi Alshaik is the founder of One4Kids , and the creator of the loveable purple bear known to Muslim children around the world, Zaky. We caught up with Subhi to ask him what his inspirations in starting One4Kids were, how he juggles work and family, what his plans for Zaky are, and what new and exciting

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MKG Chats with Asmaa Hussein

Asmaa Hussein is an author, inspirational writer, social worker and mom to Ruqaya. Her work can be found at Ruqaya’s Bookshelf. Tell us a bit about yourself, Ruqaya and why you started Ruqaya’s Bookshelf? I’m a registered social worker actually! I did my masters of social work a couple of years ago, but haven’t practiced much

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MKG Chats with Zain Bhikha

Since 1994, Zain Bhikha has inspired fans the world over with his messages of hope and upliftment. As a singer, songwriter and through creative workshops and television, Zain is amongst the most popular English Islamic artists, well-loved by young and old. Driven by emotion, many of his songs represent significant times in his life and

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MKG Chats with Nazia Nasreen

Nazia Nasreen is an audiologist, mother, and founder of Ibraheem Toy House, which is an online Islamic toy store, based in the UK. We chatted to her about her inspiration, her favourite products and what she feels the market for Muslim kids needs.   What inspired you to start Ibraheem Toy House? Ibraheem Toy House started

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MKG Chats with Zareen Jaffery

Zareen Jaffery is an editor at Simon and Schuster Books for Young Readers. She has recently been involved in the creation of Salaam Reads, an imprint for Muslim children’s books, the first of its kind among the big five publishers. MKG recently had a chance to chat with her about her career, her inspiration in

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MKG Chats with Dr Susan Carland

  Dr Susan Carland has a PhD from Monash Universitys School of Social Sciences where she researched the way Muslim women fight sexism within the Muslim community, and is a lecturer and researcher at Monash Universitys National Centre for Australian Studies. Her other research and lecturing specialties are gender, sociology, politics, and the Australian Muslim

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MKG Chats with Peter Gould

Peter Gould is a designer, creative entrepreneur and artist. The BBC describes Peter as a leader in the emergence of new Muslim cool. He aims, through his work on creative projects, to illuminate, enrich and inspire people through beauty & positivity.   Tell us a bit about yourself? Hmm, well you could apply a few labels:  Dad, Designer, Muslim, Arty,

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