• THE CHALLENGE OF IDENTIFYING PRIVILEGE

    By Nadia Sayeh, Founder & Executive Director, ANNISAA Organization of Canada Are you privileged? It’s a question I don’t think we ask ourselves often enough. And when we do, I don’t think we always answer it honestly. Or maybe “knowingly” is the more appropriate term. In the same way that

  • IS THERE A RECIPE FOR HAVING IT ALL?

    “The measure of success is more valid when it originates from within you, rather than when it is determined by external factors beyond your control.” By Nadia Sayeh As a Muslim female executive, I think a lot about the future, the goals I want to achieve in business, in my

  • TAKING THE LEAP

    Nadia is a passionate champion for empowering Muslim women and Muslim women, with nearly 10 years of experience as a leader in the non-profit sector. She is the Founder and Executive Director of ANNISAA Organization of Canada, a grassroots national non-profit organization working to make this the best place in

  • HOW TO MAKE FOOD WORK FOR YOU: PLANNING & EATING FOR OPTIMAL WORK PERFORMANCE

    Whether dealing with the daily demands of your job or looking to make a big move up the ladder, you’ll be better equipped to meet any challenge that comes your way when you’re at your optimal health. That’s why we work to provide tips and advice that will help you

  • What does it take to be a leader?

    Yesterday I had the distinct pleasure of being the opening keynote speaker at the International Women’s Day celebrations in Cambridge. I was asked to share my story and talk about the ways women lead. Starting my talk with a photo of myself at three, wearing my kilt, like the good Scottish

  • Welcome to the ANNISAA’s blog!

    Over the last few years, we have noticed a shift in the way that our supporters are reaching out to us to learn more about the issues facing Muslim women in Canada. While previously, it was through workshops, events, and conversations, more and more, we are getting emails and requests

  • Introducing Our New Women’s Health Conference Logo

    ANNISAA is ready to reveal the Women’s Health Conference new look! Our team have successfully re-created and updated The Women’s Health Conference logo! You will now start to see our new modern and sleek look to represent how we have evolved throughout the times. We have come a long way

  • 3 Little Ways to Be A Leader At Work

    Not everyone is a born leader, but we think, just like Warren Bennis, “Leaders are made rather than born.”It’s time to begin redefining what being a leader means. Often we put think that being a leader is some lofty goal that is hard to attain. But there are ways that you can

  • ANNISAA Career Day 2016

    DREAMS TO REALITY: ANNISAA CAREER DAY This summer, ANNISAA Organization of Canada has organized its third National Career Day to help girls explore new career options, meet inspiring women leaders, increase their confidence, and expand their view of themselves and their futures! ANNISAA Career Day is also an opportunity for women

  • It’s time to say thank you to our volunteers

    For #NVW2015 it’s time to say a big thank you to our volunteers for their fantastic contribution to the ANNISAA family around the world. There are hundreds of volunteers out there making a difference to our serving and Muslim women community. This week we want to say a big thank you