Episode 16 Nicole Najmah Abraham
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Nicole Najmah Abraham aka Najmah53 is a Spoken Word Artist, Public Speaker, Teaching Artist Mentor, Community Activist and Entrepreneur.

Her body of work has gotten her invited to a variety of notable venues such as Yale, NYU, Lincoln Center, The United Nations, and more. Najmah is the 2018 Zanette Lewis Environmental and Social Justice Slam Champion(Yale). She has touched the stage nationally performing alongside Abiodun (of The Last Poets), Yasiin Bey, Taboo (of Black Eyed Peas), Rahzel of The ROOTS and more.

As a Teaching Artist she has facilitated many workshops, lectures and programs for court-involved juveniles, youth inmates, teenagers, and adults. 

Her focus is on Poetry Therapy, Art as a catalyst for Non-Violence, Girl/Women Empowerment & Self-Esteem building.  As an Activist, she has spoken/performed at protests against war, police brutality, systematic racism, and bullying. 

She has worked with political leaders, including NY State Senator Jesse Hamilton, in programs using art to push non-violence. 

As an entrepreneur, Najmah's digital media business, Najm Designs is known globally for Graphics/Websites, Marketing and Photography (www.najmdesignsny.com). Working with notable brands like Rocawear, Gap Inc., and being published in international publications such as Vogue Arabia, and  Newsweek.  She is the also Visual Marketing behind the International film production company, Halalywood, founded by Omar Regan. (www.halalywood.com).

Najmah53's goal is to continue utilizing her talents to spread powerful messages that foster positive changes in her community.

"If I remained silent and you remained silent, then who will teach the ignorant" -Ibn Taymiyyah

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