Listen, Layla

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Price
$15.99  $14.87
Publisher
Penguin (Au Yr)
Publish Date
Pages
288
Dimensions
5.04 X 7.72 X 0.87 inches | 0.48 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781760896065

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About the Author

Yassmin Abdel-Magied is a Sudanese-Australian writer, broadcaster, and award-winning social advocate. Yassmin trained as a mechanical engineer and worked on oil and gas rigs for years before becoming a writer and broadcaster. She published her memoir, Yassmin's Story, at age 24, and followed up with her first fiction book for younger readers, You Must Be Layla, in 2019. Yassmin's critically acclaimed essays have been published in theGriffith Review, It's Not About The Burqa, and The New Daughters of Africa. Yassmin founded her first organization, Youth Without Borders, at the age of 16, leading it for nine years. Since then, Yassmin has co-founded two other organizations and now shares her learnings through keynotes and workshops. Yassmin has spoken in over 20 countries on unconscious bias and inclusive leadership. Her TED Talk, What does my headscarf mean to you, has been viewed over two million times and was one of TED's top 10 ideas of 2015.