Muslim Writer, Najma Hashi, Combats Negative Stereotypes in Media

Najma Hashi (she/her) is a member of By & For, writer, and curator of the blog Representation Matters, which is inspired by her experience as a Muslim woman and advocates for better representation of BIPOC folks in media. Recently, Najma created an e-book that explores how media can shift people’s perceptions on a large scale…

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Cheyenne Leonard | Accessibility Advocate For People with Disabilities

Cheyenne is a Latina, former Junior Paralympian, actress/model, student and accessibility advocate from the West Coast. Drawing from her mother’s unyielding support, she’s learned to champion herself and combat systemic injustices since her youth.  When faced with a school district’s discriminatory policy that prevented her from participating in track and field, with the claim that…

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