Right Down the Street with Mayor Bryan K. Barnett

Zena and Mena Nasiri

May 24, 2022 Mayor Bryan K. Barnett Season 1 Episode 19
Right Down the Street with Mayor Bryan K. Barnett
Zena and Mena Nasiri
Show Notes

Zena and Mena Nasiri share a passion for improving the world around them. Through their nonprofit organization, Girls of the Crescent, the Nasiri sisters collect books with female Muslim main characters and donate them to schools and libraries, supporting representation of our diverse population. Their initial desire to help other young girls in their community has transformed into a mission with a global reach. Zena and Mena have gained international attention for their extraordinary work and yet in many ways they are still ordinary siblings who live …right down the street.