’14 Habeeba Husain

As a freelance writer for SLAM magazine, Husainhas become an integral voice for minorities in the sports media industry. Husain covered Muslim basketball star Bilqis Abdul-Qaadir’s journey to overturn the International Basketball Federation’s ban on headscarves and headgears. “FIBA plans to review and approve the change in May 2017,” she says. Husain has also contributed to a variety of other newspapers and magazines, including Narratively and the Times of Trenton. Recently, she started a blog that focuses on current events, travel, and “#blessings” in her life.

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