Madinah Javed

Madinah Javed smiles during an interview on her role in encouraging female reciters of the Quran, in a prayer room at the American Islamic College Thursday, Jan. 27, 2022, in Chicago. Javed, who grew up in Scotland and now lives in Chicago, has turned to social media to highlight existing #FemaleReciters like herself while inspiring more to share recitations. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)