28 Sep Sr. Asma Rafiq
Sr Asma moved to Memphis in 2005 and has been part of the MIC family along with her husband and family since its inception. She strongly believes in raising children to be community helpers. She has three boys who were born and raised in Memphis and have always volunteered by her side. Sr. Asma has a bachelors in Genetics and Masters in Biotechnology. She’s also a chef and amateur food photographer who enjoys sharing food cultures from around the world and food blogging. She has been involved as a guest chef at Cooking For a Cause at local restaurants where they raise funds for different charities, MIC Sisters Programs, community events at different mosques in Memphis, MIFA, interfaith events, meal packing events, the halal food pantry, feed the city, and other soup kitchens. Sr. Asma strongly believes that women are the backbone of our community, and need to have safe and welcoming spaces to come to which is one of the main reasons she serves as the Chair of the Women’s Committee at MIC. Her passion has always been to support women’s mental health and well being and their ability to participate in activities that are designed and led by women for women.