Smart Girl Stories

Fouzia – Moroccan/Canadian Singer and Songwriter

Fouzia Ouihya, a 23-year-old Moroccan-born Canadian pop singer and songwriter, gained prominence with her hit single “Tears of Gold” in 2020. Born on July 5th, 2000, Fouzia is one of three daughters born to...

Fatima Al Fihri – Founder of the World’s Oldest University

Fatima Al Fihri was born in the early 9th century between 857 and 859 AD as one of two sisters. Her father was a successful merchant, and as a young girl, she had a sharp mind and an excellent memory. Fatima’s...

Morocca

Morocca

Immerse yourself in the rich culture and vibrant traditions of Morocco. This category celebrates the achievements of Moroccan women who are shaping the future of their nation. Learn about Fatima Mernissi, a feminist sociologist and writer who challenged traditional gender roles and advocated for women’s rights in the Muslim world. Delve into the work of Aisha Candia, a Moroccan filmmaker who uses her art to explore social issues and empower women. Discover the contributions of contemporary figures like Amina Benjelloun, a pioneering businesswoman who shattered glass ceilings in the Moroccan corporate world.