Interview with Shameem Azizad

Summary

This interview is with Shameem Azizad, a radiologist and a mother who lives in Austin, Texas. Shameem discusses navigating her faith from her childhood to adulthood and the potential challenges she sees her children face, her background as the child of refugee parents, and her relationship with the state of Texas. Shameem also defines the label “American-Muslim” as it pertains to her views of American culture. Finally, Shameem recounts her work with Muslim Community Support Services, an organization that strives to support indigent and abused in the Muslim community.

Interviewee

Shameem Azizad

Interviewer

Shadia Igram

Date

April 30, 2019

Religious Identity

Muslim

City

Austin

Region

Central Texas

Location

Austin

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