Share the Wealth with Imman Musa and Sharifa Barakat: Growing up Palestinian American

by Mark Chmiel

We would like to talk to you about our Palestinian heritage and some of the unique experiences we have had as Muslim Palestinian-American women living in the Midwest.

Sharifa is a product specialist at Elsevier, a medical publishing company, in St. Louis. She graduated from Saint Louis University with a degree in English and minors in education, communication, and information technology management.

Imman is a graduate student at Saint Louis University pursuing her degree in Clinical Psychology. Her research focus is Muslim mental health. She currently works as a mental health counselor at Employment Connection and as a behavioral health consultant at Myrtle Hilliard Davis Comprehensive Health Centers.

Sharifa and Imman were both active in the Muslim Student Association and SLU Solidarity with Palestine during their time at Saint Louis University.

Join us Sunday 6 December: Potluck begins at 6:00 p.m., and Imman and Sharifa begin sharing at 6:45. We gather at the home of  Marty and Jerry King, 830 DeMun Avenue in Clayton (63105), third floor. Text me if you need anything–314-807-8769.

Sharifa and Imman

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