Facing Oppression from Without and Within with Layla Saad
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In this episode, Alaa is joined by Layla Saad, a best-selling author, speaker, and teacher on the topics of race, identity, leadership, personal transformation, and social change. Layla shares her inspirational story that is sure to inspire and educate you. Discover the power of being fully human.

Being At The Table means:

“I want each of us to have our own tables and for them to be tables where we get to define who we are for ourselves, but also be in community with people who also have their own tables, and all tables get access to all resources.” – Layla Saad

Highlights from the Conversation:

·        The story behind writing Me and White Supremacy and its success

·        The emotional and physical toll writing the book had on her

·        The impact of facing oppression from people that look like you

·        Facing the lack of compassion in yourself for yourself

·        Finding the courage to ‘do better’

·        Steps to unlock the better person within ourselves

·        And more

About the Guest:

Layla F. Saad is a New York Times and Sunday Times bestselling author, anti-racism educator, international speaker, and podcast host on the topics of race, identity, leadership, personal transformation and social change. She is the author of the ground-breaking Me and White Supremacy (2020), an anti-racism education workbook that was initially offered for free in an Instagram challenge.


About the Host:

Alaa Murabit is an award-winning medical doctor, global security strategist, women’s rights advocate and United Nations High-Level Commissioner on Health, Employment & Economic Growth and Sustainable Development Goal Global Advocate.





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