Shama Farag, Speaker

Shama Farag earned a diploma in Islamic theology from International Open University. She also studied technical communication at the University of Washington and creative writing at Wesleyan University. She co-leads the MAPS-MCOC program dedicated to art, culture, and history at the Muslim Association of Puget Sound. She is the Chief Editor of Little Farah Magazine. Shama is also the author of Egyptian Food Made Easy, I’m Different…I’m Special, Mrs. Z, the Substitute!, and other books for Muslim children. She is a Muslim mental wellness advocate, a member of the religious committee at the local school district, and is involved in other interfaith activities with local nonprofits.