KIRAN MALIK-KHAN

KIRAN MALIK-KHAN

A little about KIRAN MALIK-KHAN

Kiran Malik-Khan is the Director of Stakeholder Relations for The United Way of Fort McMurray. She is a freelance journalist, a communications professional, and a poet. She loves sharing stories about unique people, events, and organizations. Kiran is the co-founder and volunteer public relations director for NorthWord magazine, Fort McMurray's first and only literary magazine. She is also the President/Co-founder of World Hijab Day Fort McMurray. A proud Pakistani-Canadian who grew up in New Jersey, she is a fierce advocate of Fort McMurray, multiculturalism, women's rights, and equality for all. Got a story nobody is telling? Send her ideas: DM and follow on Twitter @KiranMK0822.

All posts by KIRAN MALIK-KHAN

Jul
28
2017
Volume
5-5
Published in Features
Poems, stories, comics, art, and more - Greely Road Public School’s “Zine Project” came together beautifully. Grades three to six students created class magazines, which they could treasure forever.
Jul
28
2017
Volume
5-5
Published in Features
There’s a reason PEAK students are everywhere. Time-management is their forte, and a skill they’ve learned early on. PEAK (Passion, Excellence, Attitude, Knowledge) is Fort McMurray Public School’s (FMPSD) athletic academy. It is home to hockey, dance, soccer, basketball, cricket, and volleyball; and growing.
Jul
28
2017
Volume
5-5
Published in Features
At the end of a successful 2016-17 school year, Fort McMurray Public School District has (FMPSD) so much to celebrate. From students who excelled in robotics, arts, coding, science fairs, sports, to outstanding staff who are dedicated to our students, FMPSD is proud of its family. We are looking forward…
May
23
2017
Volume
5-4
Published in Features
You can’t talk about Canadian history without mentioning the canoe. Nor, can you refute its importance in exploring and developing our country. Developed by the Aboriginal people in North America, the canoe continues to fascinate people today. The word ‘canoe’ originated from the word ‘kenu’ - meaning dugout.
Mar
20
2017
Volume
5-3
Published in Lifestyle
When Chantal Collin, Volunteerism class teacher at Westwood Community High School learned of a special training program for taxi drivers to pick-up women leaving their home for a shelter, she knew she had to help. “Our volunteerism class wanted to show support. We made loaves for them,” shared Collin, who…
Mar
20
2017
Volume
5-3
Published in Features
How do you build bridges? How do you eliminate, or at least minimize the “Us vs Them” mentality? You invite conversations, and the opportunities to seek to understand. You give back to your community by building a platform that answers all of these questions, and more. World Hijab Day YMM…
Jan
27
2017
Volume
5-2
Published in Lifestyle
At Fort McMurray Public School District (FMPSD) we take the mental and physical health of our students seriously. Call it a promise we keep every day - a promise made to parents and guardians, who trust us with the task of taking care of their children. In fact, our #fmpsdbig3…
Jan
27
2017
Volume
5-2
Published in Features
September 2015 changed Nargis Zaid’s life forever. Her then 18-year-old son suffered serious head trauma due to a quadding accident, and an extensive brain surgery later is still looking at two more years of recovery. The incident took its toll on Zaid, and two months later she was diagnosed with…
Nov
27
2016
Volume
5-1
Published in Lifestyle
Keeping your WITS about you has a whole new meaning at the Fort McMurray Public School District (FMPSD). We launched the WITS (Walk Away, Ignore, Talk it Out, Seek Help) anti-bullying program in three schools Walter and Gladys Hill Public School, Fort McMurray Islamic School, and Greely Road Public School…
Oct
29
2016
Holiday Guide
2016
Published in Holiday Guide 2016
Lending a hand to those who need it the most, is one of the cornerstones of Islam. As millions of Muslim celebrated Eid-ul-Adha on September 12, this sense of giving back was evident at home in Fort McMurray too. Markaz-ul-Islam, the Muslim congregation, began Eid prayers at Shell Place with…
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