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 junior at MVHS and a second year staff member. She currently serves as a beats editor for El Estoque and previously served as a news editor.