Khayriyyah MuhammadSmith


Hi, Khayriyyah (kuh-RYE-yah) here! I recently finished a graduate degree in Human Rights, Culture, and Social Justice where my research focused on girls education and cross-cultural exchange. I currently work at Ashinaga on their Ashinaga Africa Initiative-an university scholarship program. I am very passionate about all things youth and all things girl and excited to continue finding new ways to empower both groups!

  1. Climate & The Environment
    Black Girl Magic: 4 Activists You Should Know

    As Black History Month comes to a close, I want to acknowledge a few of the amazing black girls and…

  2. Development
    Igniting Girls’ Potential through Girl-Centred Design

    Girls across the globe face barriers when it comes to equity and inclusion in so many areas of life. While…

  3. Development
    CSW62: Through the Eyes of Girl Delegates

    I asked the delegates: “What would you like other girls who could not attend CSW62 to know about this experience?” 

  4. Education
    A Different Take on Inclusion

    In the same way racism is not just an issue for people of color, sexual assault and harassment is not…