Rahaf Khatib speaks at an event at the University of Michigan - Dearborn. “This trio of hijab fashion icons will join us to share their stories – from civil rights advocate to Haute Hijab CEO, from local marathoner to Adidas consultant, and from single mom to modest fashion designer for Verona (as seen at Macy’s). Along the way they’ll share their thoughts on the meaning of hijab in contemporary American culture, the visibility and vulnerability the hijab brings to Muslim [...]
Rahaf was a speaker on the panel at the Women2Women International Leadership Program event in Boston.
Rahaf Khatib was a speaker during the panel talk event featuring 5 of the 6 World Marathon Majors race directors. This took place at the Chicago Marathon Expo in 2018.
"We're excited to have Rahaf Khatib joining us at our panel discussion at the Gazelle Girl Expotique- Packet Pick-up at 1 PM on Saturday, and half marathon Sunday! Khatib is a stay-at-home mom; an 11x marathon and 19x half marathon runner,2x triathlete; First Syrian to Complete Six World Marathon majors; and was a top ten finalist in the 2015 Runners World cover search. She has appeared in various news outlets such as CNN for Fundraising $16,000 for refugees as well [...]
"Adidas began the new campaign "She Breaks Barriers" in December, and the brand released a new set of videos on Friday featuring four athletes— one of which is international marathon runner Rahaf Khatib. Rahaf Khatib is a stay-at-home mom, an international marathon runner, the first hijabi to appear on the cover of a U.S. Fitness magazine, and was a top ten finalist in the 2015 runner's world cover search. Rahaf uses her running to empower the community through advocating for [...]
Rahaf Khatib was interviewed by MLive in her home state of Michigan, as well as written about in an article. You can read the article here or watch her interview on this page. READ MLIVE ARTICLE
RAHAF SPEAKS AT TEDX MUSCATWOMENLEARN MORE ABOUT RAHAF'S TEDX TALKRahaf Khatib was able to share her story at the TEDxMuscatWomen event in Oman in December of 2018. She shared her journey of becoming a recognizable figure in the running world and how she uses her platform to empower other women and create positive representation for her community. VISIT THE EVENT WEBSITE WATCH ON TEDX WEBSITE [...]
"Glen Oaks Community College will host Rahaf Khatib, the first hijabi runner prominently featured on the cover of a fitness, nutrition and lifestyle magazine in the United States on Monday, Mar. 6 at noon in the Nora Hagen Theatre. Khatib is a six-time marathon runner who is currently training to run in the Boston Marathon this April [April 2017]." VIEW EVENT PAGE
Rahaf Khatib was interviewed by Kalam Nawaem about her cover on Women's Running Magazine. You can watch the video on Facebook here. WATCH VIDEO