Our Eyes Are Fixed On: Shama Shams
The beautiful, Bangladeshi-born Shama Shams will be taking us back to her first moments in America for Old School!
Shama Shams is a mother of two girls, wife, and a writer of nonfiction. She was born and lived in Bangladesh until she was ten. She has a master’s degree in Women in Islam from Florida State University. She works as a Development Director for a nonprofit in McKinney.
Name of your autobiography (if you had one)- I am currently working on a memoir titled “Throw Away Girl.”
If you could meet anyone dead or alive, who? My father because I never really got to know him.
Favorite Dallas hangout-at my home with my husband and our girls.
What do you miss about being a kid?- Climbing coconut trees.
Sneak Peek: “Sometimes the kids left a note on top of my desk for me. I didn’t know what it said but I looked at their drawings. I would draw a smiley face and place it back on top. I attempted to communicate with the outside world without leaving my safe haven.”