Fall, 2014

In January 2015, I almost got kicked out of school! After the academic probation letter, I had just ONE semester to prove to the school that I should not be kicked out. How did things get to this point?

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A Day In Edinburgh

Hey Guys, I apologize for my absence on the blog- was preoccupied with final exams. Recently, I went on a daytrip to Edinburgh, the Capital of Scotland. Here are some highlights of my trip. Enjoy

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My Mama Taught Me…

All my life, my father was everything (this may be because I am a daddy’s girl 😁) and my mom was just MOM. You see, my mother (HC) quit her bank job when she was pregnant with me and became a housewife for over 15 years.  

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Women Like Us- Part 2

Continued from part 1, read here. By Isang Awah Aliya Khalid  Aliya comes from Pakistan, a beautiful country that is, regrettably, badly affected by terrorism. Growing up in Peshawar city in Pakistan, she saw “schools turn to rubble and large families reduced to just a few.” In a region where the ‘right to education’ for […]

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Women Like US: Part 1

By Isang Awah As the International Women’s Day approached, I thought of the year’s theme, and of the many women I know whose lives in some way epitomize the words ‘boldness’ and ‘change’. I can’t possibly write about all the women here, but I have chosen to write about three amazing women who inspire me […]

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Reading For Pleasure

Growing up, I rarely enjoyed reading books although I did read a few books a year (to please my parents).  As I grow older, I acquired an interest in reading without being compelled to and this has not only increased my thirst for more knowledge and understanding but has also broadened my realm of imagination. […]

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Help, I don’t have what to wear!

Hey guys, I’m sorry I’ve haven’t blogged in a while. School has been really intense these last few weeks and I haven’t had time to my blog. Luckily, this too shall pass! Last year, I had a co-op placement (internship) and I remember slightly worrying about what I would wear to work. I know right, […]

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Imperfect Perfections

Happy new year Everyone!! This is a simple note (and self reminder) that no one is perfect. Over the holidays, I got to spend time with family. I had an awesome time with my family, had a lot to eat and had a number of conversations with my parents. “You know, young ladies need to […]

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What I want for Christmas 

It is a few days to Christmas and I am really excited about this holiday. Recently, my mom asked me to name five things I would like for Christmas. I didn’t take her request seriously and told her that whatever she got me would be fine. If only I could go back in time and […]

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