Below are 10 ted talks for anyone that wants to learn about Muslims.
#1. Zainab Salbi
Zainab mainly talks about the role women play during war. She looks at both angles (frontline-women and backline-women) and put emphasis on the stories we forget about women who keep on with their lives in the mist of war.
#2. Bassam Tariq
Bassam is packed in three; he is a blogger, a butcher, and a filmmaker. He believes that the three are thematically related. How? watch him and see.
#3. Yassmin Abdel- Magied
Yassmin mostly talks about the need to look beyond bias. She is a Hijab Muslim lady that ran a university’s race team, a mechanical engineer and also has boxing as a hobby.
#4. Alaa Murabit
Alaa is an activist. She promotes women’s rights and opposes gender discrimination. She also believes that God doesn’t judge based on gender and makes it known.
#5. Mustafa Akyol
Mustafa is a Turkish writer and a journalist. His talks are mainly on how cultural traditions have been and continue to be mixed up with the Islamic religion.
#6. Karima Bennoune
Karima is a professor at the University of California. Her talks are mainly centred on stories in which people refused to be a victim of fundamentalism.
#7. Noor Tagouri
Noor has the dream of becoming the first hijab news reporter. She serves as an inspiration to all.
#8. Zak Ebrahim
Despite the brutal violence Zak grew up in, he chose peace. His talks are mainly centered on the fight against terrorism and bigotry.
#9. Maysoon Zayid
Maysoon has one of the most hilarious ted talks. She is an actress and a comedian. She is disabled and doesn’t want anyone to feel sorry for her.
#10. Dalia Mogahed
Dalia’s talks are mainly centered on the negative media portrayals of Muslims.