The National Post profiles Canadian Sheema Khan on reconciling her faith with gender concerns

This National Post column features an interview with author, activist and columnist Sheema Khan. Khan describes her family’s immigration history from India to Montreal, and how, as a graduate student in chemical physics at Harvard University, she decided to become more religiously observant and chose to wear a hijab. Khan’s collection of personal essays, Of Hockey and Hijab: Reflections of a Canadian Muslim Woman (Tsar, 2010), is now available.