Dearborn Girl is a podcast created for Arab and/or Muslim women in Dearborn to share their stories and inspire courageous conversation in the community.
Passing the Mic: Introducing our new host!
Join us as we introduce our new host, Zena! In this episode, we get to know who Zena is, discuss carving out a new path in affirming Arab women's identity, and the changes that are to come with passing the mic.
DGFAM, it’s about time we flood the polls (pun totally intended)
doesn’t it feel like we’re always voting but never going anywhere? (excuse us while we sip tea). anyway, our BRAND NEW host Zena (🥳) sits down with Abdullah Hammoud, Dearborn's next mayor (inshallah) to talk about what Dearborn needs in its next leader.
Who does local government actually work for?
In the season 4 opener, Ali Abazeed and Bilal Baydoun join Rima and Yasmeen to discuss the torrential rains that left thousands of homes in Dearborn in waist-high water. The rains left a trail of destruction that exposed something we’ve all known for years: local government is not serving the people it was elected to serve. Listen along, as Ali and Bilal discuss the article they wrote for Bridge Michigan (https://www.bridgemi.com/guest-commentary/first-person-dearborns-devastating-flood-exposes-mistrust-deep-divides) detailing the events that have happened over the last month.
Dr. Abdul El-Sayed on the biggest threat to our country
Dr. Abdul El-Sayed joins Yasmeen to talk about why we need to vote for our community, the best advice Bernie Sanders gave to him, and why he wants you to text 10 of your friends right now.
#DGTakes Why Arabs Need to Feel More Entitled
In this #DGTakes, Rima and Yasmeen talk about their real feelings on the upcoming elections and how our community can pressure politicians to meet our needs.
#ABetterDearborn: Maali Luqman on her run for school board
Rima and Yasmeen are joined by educator, community leader, and Dearborn Public Schools school board candidate to talk about the importance of voting and the ways that education can drive change.
The best podcast ever. A must listen.
Love Dearborn Girls podcast. Truly an eye opener about many topics from truly inspiring women in our city.
The most insightful, wholesome, honest podcast about Arab culture. I definitely recommend the listen!