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Yassmin Abdel-Magied:
What does my headscarf mean to you?

TEDxSouthBank · 14:01 · Filmed Dec 2014
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What do you think when you look at this speaker? Well, think again. (And then again.) In this funny, honest, empathetic talk, Yassmin Abdel-Magied challenges us to look beyond our initial perceptions, and to open doors to new ways of supporting others.

Mechanical engineer, social advocate
Yassmin Abdel-Magied wears many hats, including a hijab. She's a mechanical engineer, writer and activist who campaigns for tolerance and diversity. Full bio
This talk was presented to a local audience at TEDxSouthBank, an independent event. TED editors featured it among our selections on the home page.

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