Interview - Sultana Mangalji

Sultana Mangalji was born in Kampala, Uganda in 1957. She attended her earliest years of her education in East Africa. Her family had lived in Africa for four generations until her family, and other Asians, was exiled from Uganda in 1972. Upon being exiled from Uganda, her family moved to Canada where she attended college at the age of fifteen. After getting married and moving to Houston, Mangalji and her family have lived in Japan, Morocco, and India due to their family business of hotel management. She is an Ismaili Muslim which is a small, progressive sect of Shiaand Islam as a whole. Ismaili Muslims follow the interpretations and teachings of the Aga Khan. In this interview, she discusses her experiences living all over the world, her religion, and other aspects of her life.

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