06 - GirlUp! - Yasmine Bilkis Ibrahim

Yasmine Bilkis Ibrahim was born in the US to Sierra Leonean parents.  As a dual citizen raised in the US and living in Salone, Yasmine has a life and perspective that few experiences.  Hear about her work with girls in Sierra Leone, what it means to be both American and Sierra Leonean, and how she navigates life as part of the returned diaspora. 

Find more of Yasmine here:

Her Blog: minabilkis.com

Her Podcast: Y Square Podcast

TedX talk: https://youtu.be/MM2CUsXX58g

Katie Meek