Dr. Seema Yasmin is an Emmy-Award winning journalist who was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. She and Fahmida Azim, illustrator whose artwork appeared on NPR, Dallas News, and a number of books and graphic novels, coauthored Muslim Women Are Everything: Stereotype-Shattering Stories of Courage, Inspiration, and Adventure. They talk with Sara Jamshidi about what inspired them to publish the book.
In this episode, we will explore:
How would you characterize public opinion against Muslim women? I’m curious to know your personal perceptions about how we’ve been viewed?
What is your biggest frustration that you experience as Muslim women?
Who did you leave out?