'Yassmin Abdel-Magied is a Sudanese-born Australian writer, social advocate and mechanical engineer.
Her 2015 Tedx Talk, 'What does my headscarf mean to you?' has been viewed more than 2 million times. In 2016 she released her memoir Yassmin's Story, and was named the Queensland Young Person of the Year. In 2019 she released her first work of fiction, the young adult novel You Must Be Layla.
Her writing appears in The Guardian and Teen Vogue, as well as a number of anthologies and journals.'
Source: The Garret website.
Transcript available on the website.