World Hijabi Queens in 2016

Washington – As the world welcomes a new year, we in AboutIslam want to welcome 2017 by relating the Top Ten (in our opinion) inspiring stories of hijabi Muslims making history around the world in 2016.

If you wish to suggest names of other figures who made history in 2016, please use the comments section below to add them.


Hijabi Advisor Sets Role Model in the White House

Hijabi News Anchor Makes History in Canada

First Hijabi Woman Bikes Around World

Aussie Girl Dream to Become First Hijabi Ballerina

Hijabi Girl Tops Bosnia Karate Records

Hijabi Teen Makes History in Miss Minnesota Pageant

Hijabi Muslim Olympian On ‘Time 100’ List

Hijabi Makes History in US Oldest Military School

British Muslim Chef Inspires Success


Hijabi Athlete Makes History on Cover of Fitness Magazine