All posts by Jordan Killam

Covering Up and Dressing Well— Advocate Zahra Aljabri Visits Toledo to Speak to Like-Minded Fashioniastas

What does it mean to be unapologetically modest? “To me, it’s taking ownership of your modesty,” said Zahra Aljabri, an observant Muslim, who, along with her husband, James, co-founded Mode-sty.com. It’s an online retailer specializing in modest fashions for women of all faiths, including women who don’t observe any religion at all. “It’s about saying

Women of Toledo Celebrate Toledo’s Women and their Diverse Cultures

Pictured left: Founder, Nina Corder and co-founder, Michelle Ansara. Pictured right: group photo. Women of Toledo (WOT) is a local non-profit organization that encourages residents to celebrate diversity and promote inclusion in the Toledo area. Its annual fundraiser is the lively Intercultural Gala, where attendees are invited to sample foods and music from around the

Women’s Initiative of United Way Stages Annual Event

On Wednesday, October 19, Women’s Initiative, an affinity group of United Way, will celebrate its 15-year anniversary with a special event to mark the occasion. The annual fete, “Pursuing Inspiration”, will feature a special keynote speaker— Girls on The Run founder, Molly Barker. The topic of her presentation will be “Put your Passion to Work”.