Halal Gems have teamed up with Muslim Women Connect to bring you an evening of inspiration from Sudanese-Australian mechanical engineer, writer and social advocate, Yassmin Abdel-Magied.

About Yassmin Abdel Magied

Yassmin Abdel-Magied is a Sudanese-Australian mechanical engineer, social advocate, writer, petrol head and the 2015 Queensland Young Australian of the Year. She advocates for the empowerment of youth, women and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and founded Youth Without Borders at age 16. She is an autobiographical author and part-time television / radio presenter. She hosts the Australia Wide program on Saturday mornings on ABC news. Yassmin is also the founder of MUMTAZA , an Australian-based, internationally operating Speakers Bureau, dedicated to empowering the voice of Women of Colour around the world. Follow her on Twitter here .

About Muslim Women Connect

Muslim Women Connect is an initiative bringing together Muslim women from a broad range of careers and different walks of life in order to network, connect with and nurture the next generation of Muslim women. Find them on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

Event details

Date: Saturday 10th June 2017
Time: 8pm (orders for iftar must be placed by 8.30pm)
Location: Boondocks (the event will take place downstairs in the restaurant).
Tickets: £21.50pp

Note: The talk is free to ticket holders. The £21.50 ticket fee is for the iftar from Boondocks which includes starters at your table, one main, one side, a dessert and one drink. All food served is halal and organic. Prayer space will be provided and the event is open to all.

Click here to book your tickets for the event

Watch Yassmin’s powerful TED talk below: