A closer look at the Nike Pro Hijab

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Illustration by Shriya Deshpande

On March 7, Nike announced its new step towards inclusivity with the Nike Pro Hijab. Figure skater Zahra Lari and Nike+ Run Club Coach Manal Rostom are among the many athletes from around the Middle East who have helped test and perfect prototypes of the Nike hijab, which will be released early next year. Through refining the product, Nike has released several key details which aim to promote involvement of all female athletes, regardless of religious expression.

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Andrea Schlitt is a senior at MVHS and a third year staff member. She enjoys exploring issues that matter through different mediums. She currently serves as a copy editor for El Estoque and previously served as a news editor and beats editor.