Aisha Gawad

Aisha Gawad is a freelance writer based in New York City. She spent seven months trailing after aspiring Muslim-American sheikhas---following them around in mosques, classrooms, shopping malls and even tanning salons. Her work has been published in places such as The American Muslim, The Brooklyn Paper, The New Presence, The New York Press, and The Prague Monitor. Aisha can be contacted at

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Stop Looking at Me Like That

In search of the new Muslim woman.