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Yassmin's story : who do you think I am?, Yassmin Abdel-Magied

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Yassmin's story : who do you think I am?
Title
Yassmin's story
Title remainder
who do you think I am?
Statement of responsibility
Yassmin Abdel-Magied
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Frank, fearless, funny, articulate and inspiring, Yassmin Abdel-Magied is a dynamo, a young Muslim dynamo offering a bracing breath of fresh air - and hope. At 21, Yassmin found herself working on a remote Australian oil and gas rig; she was the only woman and certainly the only Sudanese-Egyptian-Australian background Muslim woman. With her hijab quickly christened a 'tea cosy' there could not be a more unlikely place on earth for a young Muslim woman to want to be. This is the story of how she got there, where she is going, and how she wants the world to change. Born in the Sudan, Yassmin and her parents moved to Brisbane when she was two, and she has been tackling barriers ever since. At 16 she founded Youth Without Borders, an organisation focused on helping young people to work for positive change in their communities. In 2007 she was named Young Australian Muslim of the Year and in 2010 Young Queenslander of the Year. In 2011 Yassmin graduated with a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering and in 2012 she was named Young Leader of the Year in the Australian Financial Review and Westpac's inaugural 100 Women of Influence Awards as well as an InStyle cultural leader and a M
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Abdel-Magied, Yassmin
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
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  • Abdel-Magied, Yassmin
  • Abdel-Magied, Yassmin -
  • Women engineers
  • Mechanical engineers
  • Sudanese Australians
  • Determination (Personality trait)
  • Role models
  • Muslim women
Target audience
adult
Label
Yassmin's story : who do you think I am?, Yassmin Abdel-Magied
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Publication
Copyright
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  • Optimized reading formats
  • Set in 16 point Verdana
  • Copyright page from the original book
Carrier category
volume
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
EasyRead large edition.
Extent
vi, 449 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781458737502
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
Specific material designation
large print
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a154513
  • (Sirsi) a154513
Label
Yassmin's story : who do you think I am?, Yassmin Abdel-Magied
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Optimized reading formats
  • Set in 16 point Verdana
  • Copyright page from the original book
Carrier category
volume
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
EasyRead large edition.
Extent
vi, 449 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781458737502
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
Specific material designation
large print
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a154513
  • (Sirsi) a154513

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