Aisha Moktadier on Off The Grid

How Traveling East Taught Me Tolerance And Gratitude

How Traveling East Taught Me Tolerance And Gratitude

I sank into the comforter as though I was a heavy, soluble thing that could dissolve with enough time. I had flown for the past eight and a half hours, making my way from Qatar to Hong Kong, without getting much sleep the night before. The lamp hovering over my nightstand flooded my pillow reflecting […]

Aisha Moktadier in World

Could Our Planet Really Be Headed Toward The Sixth Mass Extinction?

Could Our Planet Really Be Headed Toward The Sixth Mass Extinction?

Following Oscar-winning actor and director Robert Redford's address to the United Nations about his growing concern for the status of the environment, with specific regards to climate change, perhaps it is time we give more attention to these urgent calls-to-action we’ve been hearing for the past couple of months. As of Tuesday, China, Brazil and the […]

Aisha Moktadier on Democratic National Committee

How Hillary Clinton’s Campaign Signifies A New Era For Women’s Rights

How Hillary Clinton’s Campaign Signifies A New Era For Women’s Rights

On September 5, 1995, Hillary Clinton gave a speech at the Fourth World Conference on Women held in Beijing, where she declared, “It is no longer acceptable to discuss women's rights as separate from human rights.” As Clinton moves forward in her presidential campaign, women's rights and gender topics have remained at the forefront of her […]