Yassmin Abdel-Magied

Tagline: Inspirational Speaker

Talent Highlights

  • Intersectional Advocate: Yassmin Abdel-Magied is a leading voice in the realm of intersectional advocacy, addressing the complex intersections of race, religion, and gender in her work. Her unique perspective as a Sudanese-Australian woman allows her to shed light on issues of identity and belonging with depth and empathy.
  • Inspirational Speaker: Yassmin’s journey from a young immigrant navigating cultural divides to a renowned speaker and author is an inspiration to audiences worldwide. Her ability to weave personal anecdotes with profound insights captivates audiences, leaving them inspired and empowered to enact positive change in their own lives and communities.
  • Global Influencer: With a global perspective shaped by her experiences living and working in multiple countries, Yassmin offers a nuanced understanding of pressing social issues. Her TED talk, “What does my headscarf mean to you?” has sparked important conversations about cultural diversity and inclusion on an international scale, solidifying her reputation as a global influencer.
  • Author and Thought Leader: As the author of “Yassmin’s Story” and a contributor to various publications, Yassmin is recognized as a thought leader in the fields of diversity, inclusion, and social justice. Her writings offer a candid exploration of her own experiences and insights into navigating the complexities of identity in a rapidly changing world.
  • Empowerment through Action: Beyond her inspiring words, Yassmin empowers audiences to translate inspiration into action. Whether through facilitating workshops on inclusive leadership or advocating for policy change, she equips individuals and organizations with the tools they need to create more equitable and inclusive environments.

Keynote Topics

We’ve all heard about the concept of ‘unconscious bias’, but what does it actually mean? In this engaging and informative talk, Yassmin Abdel-Magied will use personal experience backed up by research to illustrate the impacts of bias on our workplaces.

She will also share what we can all do about it, so that we create safer, and fairer and more productive workplaces for all.

We’ve all had moments where we feel like we have reached rock bottom. Failure – real, true, grinding failure – is hard to survive and even more difficult to thrive from.

Yassmin Abdel-Magied weaves a heartfelt and compelling tale of three points of failure in her life and career. Some self-wrought and others inflicted, Yassmin will share what happened, how she got through them and what she learnt along the way.

The world is changing at a rapid pace, and the importance of inclusion and diversity is clearer than ever. Leading an organization through transformational change however, is no easy feat.

Yassmin Abdel-Magied expertly combines personal experience and research to inform leaders on the tools of transformative leadership, the common mistakes leaders can make, and how to be a just and empowering leader for the 21st century.

Travels from:

  • London, UK

Fee Range:

  • Fees* $20,001 - $35,000




Yassmin Abdel-Magied is a thought-provoking speaker, author, and advocate whose words resonate with audiences around the globe. With a unique blend of intelligence, charisma, and passion, she captivates audiences, challenging them to think differently and inspiring positive change. As a leading voice on issues of diversity, inclusion, and social justice, Yassmin brings a fresh perspective […]

Yassmin Abdel-Magied is a thought-provoking speaker, author, and advocate whose words resonate with audiences around the globe. With a unique blend of intelligence, charisma, and passion, she captivates audiences, challenging them to think differently and inspiring positive change. As a leading voice on issues of diversity, inclusion, and social justice, Yassmin brings a fresh perspective and invaluable insights to every stage she graces.

Yassmin Abdel-Magied | Inspirational

Background and Expertise:

Yassmin Abdel-Magied’s journey is as inspiring as her message. Born in Sudan and raised in Australia, she deftly navigates the intersections of race, religion, and gender in her work. A trained mechanical engineer, Yassmin made waves in the male-dominated oil and gas industry before transitioning to a career as a writer, broadcaster, and advocate.

Yassmin’s expertise lies in unpacking complex societal issues with clarity and empathy. Her TED talk, “What does my headscarf mean to you?” has garnered millions of views, sparking important conversations about identity and belonging. Additionally, her book, “Yassmin’s Story,” offers a compelling account of her experiences navigating multiple cultural landscapes.

Yassmin’s ability to engage audiences stems from her authentic approach and unwavering commitment to social change. Whether addressing corporate leaders, students, or policymakers, she delivers powerful insights and actionable strategies for building more inclusive communities and organizations.

Reasons to Book Yassmin Abdel-Magied:

  1. Compelling Storytelling: Yassmin’s personal journey—from immigrant child to influential advocate—is a testament to the power of resilience and determination. Her compelling storytelling not only captivates audiences but also invites them to reflect on their own biases and assumptions.
  2. Expertise in Diversity and Inclusion: With a background in engineering and a passion for social justice, Yassmin Abdel-Magied brings a unique perspective to discussions around diversity and inclusion. Her nuanced understanding of systemic barriers and her practical approach to addressing them make her a sought-after speaker for organizations committed to creating more equitable workplaces.
  3. Global Perspective: Having lived and worked in various countries, Yassmin offers a global perspective on pressing issues such as racism, sexism, and xenophobia. Her insights transcend borders, making her message relevant to audiences around the world.
  4. Engaging and Interactive Presentations: Yassmin’s dynamic speaking style keeps audiences engaged from start to finish. Whether delivering a keynote address or facilitating a workshop, she creates an inclusive environment where participants feel encouraged to share their own experiences and perspectives.
  5. Call to Action: Beyond inspiring audiences with her words, Yassmin empowers them to take meaningful action. Whether it’s challenging discriminatory policies or fostering inclusive leadership practices, she equips audiences with the tools they need to drive positive change in their organizations and communities.

Why Book Through Speakers Inc:

Expertise in Speaker Representation: Speakers Inc has a proven track record of connecting event planners with top-tier speakers who deliver impactful presentations. With a keen understanding of clients’ needs and preferences, they match speakers like Yassmin Abdel-Magied with events where they can make the greatest impact.

Tailored Solutions: Speakers Inc works closely with event planners to understand their objectives and audience demographics, ensuring that each speaker recommendation aligns with the event’s theme and goals. This personalized approach results in memorable and meaningful experiences for attendees.

Streamlined Booking Process: Booking Yassmin Abdel-Magied through Speakers Inc is simple and hassle-free. Their experienced team handles all aspects of the booking process, from initial inquiries to logistical arrangements, allowing event planners to focus on other critical aspects of event planning.

Access to Diverse Talent Pool: Speakers Inc represents a diverse roster of speakers from various backgrounds and disciplines, ensuring that event planners have access to a wide range of perspectives and expertise. Whether seeking a keynote speaker, panelist, or workshop facilitator, they have the perfect fit for every occasion.

Commitment to Excellence: With a commitment to professionalism and excellence, Speakers Inc ensures that every event they facilitate exceeds expectations. Their attention to detail and dedication to customer satisfaction make them the preferred choice for event planners seeking world-class speakers.


In a world where meaningful dialogue and understanding are more important than ever, Yassmin Abdel-Magied stands as a beacon of hope and inspiration. Her unwavering commitment to justice, coupled with her engaging speaking style, makes her a transformative force on any stage. By booking Yassmin through Speakers Inc, event planners can be confident in delivering an unforgettable experience that sparks dialogue, fosters empathy, and drives positive change.

View All Speakers and follow us on Twitter

Author Books | Magazine Covers

Send an enquiry to Yassmin Abdel-Magied

Similar Speakers for consideration


Travels from: London, UK

  • London, UK
  • Inspirational Speaker
Robert Guest

Robert Guest is Deputy Editor of The Economist, arguably the most influential news magazine in the world. He travels constantly around the world and speaks regularly to CEOs and entrepreneurs in all industries. He is a witty and entertaining speaker, who simplifies complex subjects and spices up his presentations with jokes and first-hand anecdotes. He […]

  • London, UK
  • GeoPolitical Economist
Charlie Martin

Charlie Martin is a game changer in motorsport, her inspiring story has captured the imagination of people around the world, proving that she represents a paradigm shift in motor racing. Charlie Martin is a British racing driver and LGBTQ+ activist who has raced successfully in multiple disciplines, including single-seaters, prototypes, and GT cars. In 2020, she […]

  • London, UK
  • LGBTQ Activist
  • 5 (3 )

Sarah Begum is an Immersive Investigative Journalist, Anthropologist-Explorer, and captivating Public Speaker. With a passion for exploring the world’s diverse cultures and territories, Sarah has embarked on remarkable journeys, delving deep into the lives of various tribes and communities while shedding light on pressing global issues. Through her endeavors, she not only investigates current affairs […]

  • London, UK
  • Female Inspirational
Nick Jankel

Nick Jankel is a highly sought-after and accomplished international keynote speaker who inspires audiences across the globe to forge the future of the digital, disrupted, and damaged world by unlocking the power of transformation in leadership, innovation and change. A purpose-driven entrepreneur since the age of 24, Nick initially made his name as an innovation […]

  • London, UK
  • Digital Futurist

Dr Anne-Marie Imafidon regularly appears in international media and is a sought-after presenter and conference facilitator. In addition to hosting the highly popular Women Tech Charge podcast for the Evening Standard, Anne-Marie featured on the 2019 Royal Institute Christmas Lectures and has conducted live interviews with famous faces from the tech world and beyond, including […]

  • London, UK
  • Diversity Innovation
Sir Richard Branson

Sir Richard Branson is an international entrepreneur, adventurer, icon, founder of the Virgin Group, the eccentric and outspoken chairman of Virgin Atlantic Airways and the founder of Virgin Records. Famous for his daring entrepreneurial style, he oversees the Virgin Group, Ltd., an extensive conglomerate encompassing over 360 companies, including recording studios, a travel business, publishing […]

  • London, UK
  • Inspiring Leadership
Dr. Michelle King - The Fix

Dr. Michelle King is a global expert on culture and equality at work. She is an author, podcast host, writer, TEDX speaker and thought leader who helps companies and leaders build belonging at work. Michelle King is a globally recognised expert on gender equality and organisational culture. Based on over a decade’s worth of research […]

  • Weybridge, UK
  • Corporate Culture
Kanya King

Kanya King is the founder and CEO of the MOBO Awards, an awards ceremony established to appreciate music from black backgrounds. Passionate to create a more diverse and inclusive world, Kanya has increased representation of the genres of reggae, jazz, hip hop, grime and rap and recognised people from black backgrounds across music, arts, media, culture […]

  • London, UK
  • Inspiring Diversity
  • 5 (4 )
Katie Piper

Katie Piper is a beacon of resilience, an embodiment of courage, and an inspiration to millions worldwide. A best-selling international author, motivational speaker, TV presenter, and charity campaigner, Katie’s journey from surviving a brutal sulphuric acid attack to thriving in life serves as a testament to the indomitable human spirit. Her unwavering determination to rebuild […]

  • London, UK
  • Inspirational Speaker
Chris Jewell

Chris Jewell is one of the British cave divers who was involved in the dramatic rescue of 12 boys and their football coach from a flooded cave in Thailand in the summer of 2018, where the only exit was over 2km away. Chris’ story and take home messages resonates with both business audiences and educational […]

  • London, UK
  • Resilient Mindset
Jessica Ennis-Hill

Jessica Ennis-Hill is a former athlete, known for her talents in the Heptathlon. Having claimed an impressive medal tally, Jessica set the British national record for the Heptathlon with 6955 points. Having also claimed the title of World Champion three times, Jessica Ennis-Hill is now booked as a female motivational speaker for corporate events to share the […]

  • Sheffield, UK
  • Olympic Gold Champion
The profiles and images embedded on these pages are from various keynote speakers and talent.

These remain the property of its owner and are not affiliated with or endorsed by Speakers Inc.

Fee ranges where listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only.
The fees provided are a local range (country of residence), for an accurate “international” fee please contact one of our team at Speakers Inc who can provide you with their fees accordingly. 
All talent fees exclude local taxes, travel and accommodation where required.
Fees are subject to change without notice and often vary based on a number of factors, including: schedule, timings, script writing, rehearsals, location, and other factors.
Please contact us with your specific event details and requirements below, and we would be delighted to provide you with a more bespoke quote.

We are actively working to have our profiles current with Keynote Speech titles, and Summaries.

Some Speakers do not have a set title or summary for their topic lists. Instead they customize for each. Other speakers only do moderated conversations.

If you do not see content here, please contact us.

We also have ample information off line that we can share as some do not want to have visible profiles and as such these are hidden pages. Or in the event we do not have the information, we can contact the speaker to provide and share.

Our Mission

We are your partner creating memorable and engaging experiences that go beyond the event itself.

© All rights reserved 2024. Speakers Inc