Off-Kilter Magazine feature, 2016. (Photo: Fauve Foto
We (the blog & I) are so honored to have our work that we are so passionate about featured in countless online, in-print, television, and radio features internationally! We've been everywhere from Teen Vogue to the Malala Foundation Blog to Korean and German television programs to panels and speaking engagements at universities and establishments across the USA--and we couldn't have done it without your continued support, readership, and love! Your messages of support are what keeps this blog running and growing.
Thank you.

To get in touch for an interview, speaking engagement, or brand collaboration, please email at hoda@joojooazad.com, and see below for more information.


SELECTED PRESS FEATURES + SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS


+ July 29: Panelist, 3rd Annual Fair Trade Fashion Show (Los Angeles) | tickets here

+ July 24: Panelist, "Faith and Racial Justice", Muslim Anti-Racism Collaborative (live stream)

+ Apartment Therapy, "Secrets of Stylish People Who Always Have Something to Wear" | July 2017

+ July 1: Roundtable on civil rights | ISNA convention

+ Origin Magazine, issue 20 (in-print) | June 2017

+ June 30: "In the Moment Between the Old & the New" panel discussion | 6-9pm, Roman Susan gallery

+ Wit & Delight: "Fashion We're Loving from Eid Celebrations" | June 2017

+ May 23: "NYCxDESIGN: Redesigning Citizenship" | Brooklyn Fashion + Design Accelerator

+ Refinery 29, "The Powerful Message Behind the 'Banned' Scarves" | May 2017

+ In Support Of, "House Sessions: Hoda Katebi" | May 2017

Racked"How Iranian Women Became the Queens of Online Shopping" | May 2017

Teen Vogue"Livia Firth Explores the True Cost of Fast Fashion on the Environment" | April 2017

+ TNT American Race Season 1, pre-show panel (video here) | May 2017

+ May 6: "Hoodoisie" live news show & podcast | event page here

+ April 29: Book Signing @ 'Be Social SF' | Ill Muslims, tickets available here (SF, California)

+ April 25: "Tehran Streetstyle: A Talk with Hoda Katebi" | University of California, Berkeley, CMES 340 Stephens Hall

+ April 22: LA Times Festival of Books | Farhang Foundation booth (LA, California)

+ April 18: "Human Rights on the Southside of Chicago" panel discussion | Pozen Center for Human Rights, 6pm, 300 W Superior (Chicago)

+ April 17: "How Can We Use Art to Combat Islamophobia?" talk + zine-making workshop with Leila Abdelrazaq | Columbia College, event page here

+ Collective Hub Magazine, issue 44 | April 2017

+ April 10: "Tehran Streetstyle: A Conversation with Hoda Katebi" | Parsons School of Design, 6:45pm Kellen Auditorium 66 fifth ave (NYC)

+ April 8: "Radically Unapologetic: Fashion, Politics, & Faith with Hoda Katebi" | Muslim Women Make, 1:00pm (NYC), tickets available here

+ April 7: "Fashioning the Movement: Ethics and Fashion Activism" | panel discussion with Najma Sharif of Equality for HER & Celine Semaan, The Slow Factory (NYC)

+ April 3: "Behind the Veil" | Stockton University, Board of Trustees Room (NJ)

+ Daily News Egypt, "Fashion Between Tolerance & Politics" (in print & online) | March 2017

+ Canvas Gallery, Chicago "I Gotchu: Showing Up for Intersectional Womens Rights" panelist | March 2017

+ Vocalo Radio, "Binaries & Weaponizaion of the 'Real': Transphobia & Islamophobia" with intersex-activist Pidgeon Pagonis | March 2017

+ Allure Magazine, "11 Muslim Women in the Fashion-Beauty Industry Reveal Their Style Icons" | March 2017

+ University of Chicago, "Responding to Rising Hate: Islamophobia & Racism" panelist with Dr. Suad Khabeer & Shamar Hemphill | February 2017

+ Vice / i-D Magazine "Muslim Blogger Hoda Katebi on the Connection Between your Closet and the Revolution" | February 2017


+ Mother Jones, "America Has a Lot to Learn from this Muslim Fashion Blogger" | February 2017

+ Opziji Magazine (Netherlands/Dutch), "Catwalk Teheran" | issue 10, 2016

+ University of Chicago, "The Politics of Fashion" talk | November 2016

+ Northeastern University - Boston, "The Politics of Tehran Streetstyle" talk | November 2016

+ University of Illinois-Chicago, Champaign Urbana, "Islam & Feminism" talk | November 2016

+ Wabash College, "Views from the Left: Socialist Politics in 2016 & Beyond" panelist with George Ciccariello & Todd Hill | October 2016

+ Interview on NPR's Worldview | October 2016

+ Columbia College, "Breaking Stereotypes" panelist | October 2016

+ Brownbook Magazine, September/October 2016 -- issue 59 | September 2016

+ Interview on Radio Islam, "Politics, Fashion, and Feminism" | August 2016

+ Off-Kilter Magazine, cover story | August 2016

+ Chicago Magazine, "5 Chicago Muslim Women Bloggers You Should Know" | August 2016

+ Refinery29, Streetstyle in the Middle East | July 2016

+ Afar Magazine, "How Fashion Can Challenge Western Misconceptions About Iran & Islam" | July 2016

+ Muslim Women Creatives panelist | May 2016

+ Chicago Humanities Festival, "Hijab and Fashion" panelist with Asra Nomani | May 2016

+ Perspective Magazine, "Behind JooJoo Azad: Interview with Hoda Katebi" | Winter 2016

+ Cafe Nadery, "Tehran Streetstyle" presentation | February 2016

+ Notre Dame University, "The Politics of the Underground Iranian Fashion Scene" presentation | February 2016

+ Al Bayan Magazine, "The Muslim Brand" | Winter 2016

+ Bento, "So bunt und modern ist der Streetstyle in Teheran" (German) | 2016

+ Muftah, "Tehran Streetstyle" is Challenging Perceptions of Beauty, Identity, and Resistance" | 2016

+ District Magazine, cover story | August 2015

+ Guest on Korean TV Show "A Style for You," to style looks and talk about the Hijab | 2015

+ Invited to co-host the 2015 For The Sake of Fashion benefit runway show in collaboration with UNICEF DePaul | 2014

+ Malala Foundation Blog, "The Power of One Girl With a Blog" | 2014

+ Rivista di Moda, cover story  | February 2014

+ Listed as 5th in Teen Vogue's Top 100 Fashion Bloggers | 2014

+ Ranked #10 Up-and-Coming Fashion Blog in the World by Bloglovin | 2013


COLLABORATIONS: 

For any and all collaboration/press inquires, please email Hoda at hoda@joojooazad.com and you will receive a response within 1-2 days. 

Please note that while we try really, really hard not to run on Persian time, sometimes it comes too naturally and therefore you might actually not receive a response within 5-7 days. (We apologize in advance).

Brands + Bloggers 

We love collaborating with brands and bloggers with similar visions and goals! Please keep in mind that this is strictly an ethical fashion blog and therefore poor ethical standards are not tolerated. Preference on collaborations will be given to brands that demonstrate philanthropic efforts and clear social responsibility, as well as adequate identity representation. 

Please don't let Hoda be the darkest-skinned person you are planning on collaborating with/sponsoring.

Media kit is available upon request.

We have not/will never collaborate with a brand or organization with questionable/poor ethical standards, such as those on the boycott list, and will continue to reject collaboration offers from such brands. All sponsored content will clearly be marked as so. 


Speaking Engagements/Interviews

Hoda has given interviews, lectures, and participated in panel discussions about topics relating to/including: her Tehran Streetstyle book and original research on the politics underground Iranian fashion industry and the intersections of Islam, feminism, hijab, Orientalism, gender, and fashion; ethical fashion and anti-capitalism; art and activism, and other intersections of her work.