Northern Virginian Muslim Women Profiled as Local Leader

June 28, 2002

Source: Observer News

On June 28, 2002 Observer News of Northern Virginia featured a profile of Manal Omar, who lives in Reston and who grew up in Northern Virginia after her parents emigrated from Palestine. Manal is "an economic researcher at the World Bank.. [and a] vocal advocate of women's rights... Her interest in locally based advocacy has brought her attention as a cultural and political liaison for the Northern Virginia Muslim community after the September 11 attacks."