Saara is a disabled, quad-lingual, social activist, shame reductionist, poet, artist, student, parent, newlywed, and facilitator. Named by their community as the Femmeboi Goddess. -- Access to food, knowledge,make-up, and community are their priority and passion .
In 2013 they co-founded the organization Noor is an n all-inclusive LGBTQIA+ (and Questioning) confidential meeting space for individuals in the greater Seattle area that have ever identified as Muslim* Saara presents workshops at local community colleges and social justice organizations and has been featured in Buzzfeed, KUOW, and most recently received the Community Builder Award from the national organization MASGD - Muslim Alliance of Sexual and Gender Diversity.
Professionally they're an entrepreneur who recently created a shame reducing sliding scale meal plan service available at saaramajid.com/food and they are also a Masters of Social Work candidate at UW Seattle and intern with Restorative Programs for Youth under the King County Superior Court. Most recently I preformed spoken word in and was contracted to lead stage make-up for Yoni Ki Baat. The actively manifest a safe and inclusive future for youth, by showing up and seeking out spaces their community needs them.