After spending 13 years as an aerospace engineer at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab, Tracy Van Houten is on a mission to fight the Trump agendas from her very own seat at the table. She recently decided to run for a House seat in the 34th District of California Special Election. In this episode, Jess and Tracy discuss the path she took that has led her from being a woman in rocket science to aspiring to be a woman in political science. Learn how she got her campaign for office off the ground (and how you can run, too), and what she plans to do if she is elected to Congress on April 4th.
Muslim voices have been silenced in mainstream media, but Amani Al-Khatahtbeh, the founder of MuslimGirl.com, is building a platform for amplification. In this episode, Jess and Amani jump right back in for a “part two” of their conversation from our last episode. This time, Amani is getting real about Islamophobia, intersectional feminism, and how we can all be better allies to Muslims during a Trump presidency.
Muslim voices have been silenced in American media, but Amani Al-Khatahtbeh, the founder of MuslimGirl.com, is building a platform for amplification. In this episode, Jess and Amani discuss how she turned her passion for sharing her voice into the first Muslim-business to be featured on Forbes’ 30 Under 30 list.