Administrative Assistant/Public Benefits LA Office
Jannatul Maoa is currently pursuing a doctoral degree in Women and Gender Studies in Religion, with a specific focus on the multifaceted dynamics surrounding the Hijab as a religious symbol carrying profound political implications at Claremont Graduate University. Her research is inherently interdisciplinary, combining visual research methods and ethnographic studies to delve deep into this complex subject.
Beyond her academic pursuits, she brings a diverse skill set to the table, encompassing seasoned storytelling, journalism, community work, interfaith peacebuilding, and facilitation. Her commitment to social causes is exemplified through collaborative efforts with various national and international humanitarian organizations. For her contribution to the field of interfaith dialogue, Maoa was invited by the U.S. Department of State in 2015 to attend the International Visitor Leadership Program.
As a published writer and freelance journalist, her written work spans a wide spectrum of topics, including minority rights, women’s rights, interfaith dialogue, and cultural diversity. Creative writing and storytelling are not only professional endeavors but intrinsic aspects of her personal and professional life.