Daaniya Iyaz is a fifteen year old high school student. She is originally from India, but she has spent most of her life in Seattle. She is a part of the Global Youth Leadership Initiative (GYLI) program of the World Affairs Council. She enjoys writing, eating, and being a Jedi in her free time. She is also well-known for her fantastic instant-noodle making skills.
Young Muslim counts the blessings of Ramadan
by Daaniya Iyaz
The scent of home-cooked food at three in the morning and the calm of utter silence as hundreds of people stand together in prayer can only mean one thing: it’s Ramadan. In my mosque, people from Egypt, Tanzania, Pakistan, India, Saudi Arabia, Denmark and countless other countries come together to commemorate this blessed month. While […]
Aug 16, 2012