Yasmina Benslimane is a feminist activist, consultant, and women empowerment coach. Yasmina is the founder of Politics4Her, a non-profit organization that advocates for greater political participation of young women and girls. 

In this episode, Yasmina discusses being born in Morocco, living in Dubai, and her early exposure to different countries and cultures…
after living in several countries, seeing herself as a global citizen…
facing racism, xenophobia, Islamophobia…
tokenism and other experiences of young leaders and advocates who are working for positive change…
the importance of being outspoken and of speaking truth to power…
the role of her mother, and her own role, in helping her believe in herself…
the power of social media platforms for young people…
launching Politics4Her in 2017, first as a blog and then expanding into digital advocacy, capacity-building, and a movement for more inclusive involvement of young women and girls in politics…
approaches for dealing with online hate…
the importance of being kind to ourselves and of celebrating what we have accomplished.  (Morocco and Puerto Rico)      


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