Malak Silmi is a journalist at Wayne State University currently working as a community relations intern at the Wayne County Treasurer’s Office and contributing to her campus newspaper, The South End. In the past, she contributed to The Mirror News, the Detroit Metro Times, and has freelanced for the Detroit Free Press. She is an active member of the Muslim Youth of the Islamic Center of Detroit (MY-ICD) and is a significant change agent in her community. She has helped to coordinate the MY-ICD youth events and the Muslim Revival Conference at the Edward Hotel in Dearborn, MI. In addition to her work in journalism she has assisted as a marketing intern for helping hand USA.
To learn more about her work in journalism, her tips on networking, and her opinion on how being a Muslim shapes her take on journalism, check out our interview with Malak Silmi below!
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