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  • Cards that Momina wrote to her family.
  • Thoughts from Momina, sent to her family by email.
  • Momina received her M.A. in Indo-Muslim Culture from the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations at Harvard University in 2008. Read her application essay here.  
  • Momina applied to and got accepted by The University of Michigan Law School, ranked 7th in the nation. She eventually enrolled in the University of Virginia School of Law. Read her application essay here.
  • Momina wrote a wonderful paper titled "Body and Spirit: Interlocutory Moments between Muhammad Iqbal and Existentialist Philosophers," which she read in 2008 at the 5th Annual Duke-UNC Graduate Islamic Studies Conference. Read the paper here.
  • Momina wrote a paper entitled "Immanence and Incoherence" about al-Ghazālī's conception of God and the universe in The Incoherence of Philosophers and The Niche of Lights while enrolled in a course entitled "Readings in Classical Sufism." Read the paper here.
  • While enrolled in Harvard's "Islamic Civilizations" course as part of her Master's program in Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, Momina designed a course entitled "Readings in Indo-Muslim Thought in North India from the Medieval Period to Partition." Read the paper here.
  • Momina wrote a paper on Muhammad Iqbal in response to class discussions and accusations that Iqbal's message and poetry were focused solely on Muslims. Read the paper here.
  • The Embassy of Pakistan held an Independence Day essay competition to commemorate Pakistan's 56th anniversary, for which Momina earned first place and was thus invited to read her essay and celebrate Pakistan's Independence at the Embassy of Pakistan in Washington, D.C. on August 14, 2003. Read the essay here.