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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.

Speaking

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

Inspire your community! Book Jerin.

Jerin speaks regularly to local, national and international audiences. Bring her inspirational voice to your community! Please see videos for past examples, and events for upcoming speaking engagements.

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TV Interview with Eve Ensler.

TV Interview with Eve Ensler.

Feminism / Activism / Intersectionality

Muslim Feminist / Islamic Feminism / Islamophobia

Racism / Hate Crimes

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

Young Feminists / Young Women's Leadership

Violence Against Women

Domestic Violence

Street Harassment

Campus Sexual Assault / Title IX

Jerin was one of two students who spearheaded the campus sexual assault, stalking and domestic violence policy for the largest, urban, public university in the nation. She began working on the policy almost a decade before campus rape began making regular headlines.

Trainings