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Jerin Arifa is an award-winning activist, a first-generation Bangladeshi and Muslim-American feminist, and happily married woman to an atheist, Alaskan man.

Jerin Arifa is a trailblazer who co-created the campus sexual assault policy for the largest urban public university in the nation; and as a child, created a literacy program for homeless kids in Bangladesh. As the Founder and President of the National Organization for Women’s (NOW) inaugural virtual chapter, Young Feminists and Allies, Jerin mentors millennials across the country.

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Jerin Arifa is an award-winning activist, a first-generation Bangladeshi and Muslim-American feminist, and happily married woman to an atheist, Alaskan man.

Eve Ensler Discusses Jerin Arifa

"She is incredible. Jerin has an amazing voice. And a very articulate, powerful, fierce, brave voice."
Eve Ensler

Eve Ensler is an American playwright, performer, feminist, and activist, best known for her play The Vagina Monologues, and founding the global movement One Billion Rising, to end gender-based violence.

Activism to Action Post Election Jerin joined an all-star panel organized by WIN NYC, along with: Carmelyn Malalis: Chair and Commissioner, NYC Commission on Human Rights; and Sara Valenzuela: Director of National Latino Outreach, Hillary for America

Activism to Action Post Election

Jerin joined an all-star panel organized by WIN NYC, along with:

Carmelyn Malalis: Chair and Commissioner, NYC Commission on Human Rights; and

Sara Valenzuela: Director of National Latino Outreach, Hillary for America

The Power of Words: Leveraging Language to Control or Liberate The Department of Women and Gender Studies at Hunter College organized this interactive workshop with a very diverse group of presenters, on how language can be (ab)used to oppress groups, and how to leverage words to liberate people instead. 

The Power of Words: Leveraging Language to Control or Liberate

The Department of Women and Gender Studies at Hunter College organized this interactive workshop with a very diverse group of presenters, on how language can be (ab)used to oppress groups, and how to leverage words to liberate people instead. 

Street Harassment is a Form of Gender-Based Violence It's within the spectrum of violence that includes everything from rape "jokes" to femicide.

Street Harassment is a Form of Gender-Based Violence

It's within the spectrum of violence that includes everything from rape "jokes" to femicide.

End Street Harassment: A Multicultural Perspective Young Feminists and Allies and Stop Street Harassment co-hosted this webinar with brave women representing three continents to learn of the similarities and differences in the way our sisters fight street harassment. 

End Street Harassment: A Multicultural Perspective

Young Feminists and Allies and Stop Street Harassment co-hosted this webinar with brave women representing three continents to learn of the similarities and differences in the way our sisters fight street harassment. 

The Oppressed as Oppressor: Looking at Our Individual Behaviors Each one of us must look at our individual, unconscious biases and microaggressions. Being a minority or oppressed in one identity does not mean we cannot engage in oppressive behaviors.

The Oppressed as Oppressor: Looking at Our Individual Behaviors

Each one of us must look at our individual, unconscious biases and microaggressions. Being a minority or oppressed in one identity does not mean we cannot engage in oppressive behaviors.

Be Your Own Valentine: Tips to Love Yourself National Organization for Women (NOW) National Conference, 2012. "How to Make Every Day Love Your Body Day," Panelist.

Be Your Own Valentine: Tips to Love Yourself

National Organization for Women (NOW) National Conference, 2012.
"How to Make Every Day Love Your Body Day," Panelist.

Hollaback Anti Street Harassment Rally 2016 The only way to end gender-based violence against women, trans people, and non-genderconforming folks is to ensure that diverse voices are represented.

Hollaback Anti Street Harassment Rally 2016

The only way to end gender-based violence against women, trans people, and non-genderconforming folks is to ensure that diverse voices are represented.

Need for Intersectionality within Feminism Mikki Kendall, the founder of the viral hashtag #SolidarityIsForWhiteWomen, joins a diverse group of activists to discuss the need for intersectionality within activist spaces.

Need for Intersectionality within Feminism

Mikki Kendall, the founder of the viral hashtag #SolidarityIsForWhiteWomen, joins a diverse group of activists to discuss the need for intersectionality within activist spaces.

Connection between Islamophobia & Other Forms of Racism National Organization for Women (NOW) National Conference, 2012. “How to Fight Hate Crimes,” Moderator for panel on racial justice with Jocelyn Morris, Kathleen Sloan and Laila Abdelaziz.

Connection between Islamophobia & Other Forms of Racism

National Organization for Women (NOW) National Conference, 2012.
“How to Fight Hate Crimes,” Moderator for panel on racial justice with Jocelyn Morris, Kathleen Sloan and Laila Abdelaziz.

My Love for America I am an activist and critical of oppression in the U.S. not because I want to bash my nation. It's because I love her so much that I want her to be her best. Living in America is like winning the lottery of life.

My Love for America

I am an activist and critical of oppression in the U.S. not because I want to bash my nation. It's because I love her so much that I want her to be her best. Living in America is like winning the lottery of life.