AISHA SULTAN is a nationally syndicated columnist and features writer. Her work connects with parents trying to balance work and home life, while raising kids in a complex, digital age.
She chronicles the lives of families – those intimate relationships in which we battle and love most intensely. In their daily decisions, their small victories and defeats, readers look for someone with whom to connect. Aisha’s ability to authentically share these struggles, from the poignant to the hilarious, brings readers back week after week.
The Society of Features Journalism has repeatedly recognized her commentary as among the best in the country. The Asian American Journalists Association honored her coverage of the unrest in Ferguson, Mo., with an Excellence in Print national writing award.
She is a former Knight Wallace Fellow, during which she took a sabbatical at the University of Michigan to dive into how technology is changing modern family life.
She also produces videos and films, hosts a weekly podcast, speaks at conferences and frequently appears on television. Her work has appeared in more than a hundred print and digital publications, including The Atlantic, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, Quartz and runs weekly in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
She is producing a series of short films about race relations in the heartland and a collection of essays about being a Muslim mom in the Midwest.
She lives in St. Louis with her husband and two children.