Zerqa is a is a writer (pen name Maryam) who focuses her pieces on the issues that affect the Muslims of today. Her writings have already made a wave of difference to those who know her from her social media presence. Her repertoire of books includes The Rebirth of Love: The Journey to Self-Love, Mr Blue in Rainbow Planet, The Forbidden Relationship and Huda’s Hijab. She is currently working on a non-fiction book about revolutionary Muslim women throughout the ages. She holds a Bachelors in Business Admin and Human Resource Management. She is a passionate activist and she receives a great deal of satisfaction by identifying niches in the market which propels her energy into worthwhile outcomes for her community. Since 2014 Zerqa has used her social media platform as an influencer to spread important and Islamically compliant messages about self-love, abusive relationships and healing, through to spreading empowering quotes to Muslim women across the world and helping them via private messages and emails. She previously worked as a Volunteer Coordinator at AMINA MWRC and is excited to return as a Board Member and looks forward to contributing positively to the work of the organisation.