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She's the First - La Trobe University: Feminism and Islam

  • La Trobe University Kingsbury Drive Rosanna, VIC, 3084 Australia (map)

She's the First - La Trobe University is excited to have Yassmin Abdel-Magied and Tasneem Chopra come talk about the relationship between feminism and Islam. 

With many opinions about what women's empowerment means in the Muslim community, Yassmin & Tasneem will clear up the facts and break-up that stereotype perception that surround Muslim women.

Yassmin is a writer, social advocate, mechanical engineer, media commentator, TED talker, petrol head, the Founder of Youth Without Borders and many other things. 

Tassneem is a leading cross-cultural consultant, activist for social justice issues, TED X speaker, and AMA Woman of the Year 2013 and again many other things. 

Location: La Trobe University, TBA exact room.

*GOLD COIN DONATION*

Check out Tasneem & Yassmin's TED Talks here:

https://www.ted.com/talks/yassmin_abdel_magied_what_does_my_headscarf_mean_to_you?language=en

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DTFkOE6zQ1g

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