What It’s Like To Be A Black, African, Muslim Woman [Video]

Have your societal labels ever made you feel like you were someone else?

In this video, Olla Abbas, Events Director at Mindvalley shares an incredibly powerful story about how the world has perceived her as a black, African, Muslim woman — and how she broke free from these labels to fulfil who she truly wants to be.

About The Video

It doesn’t matter how fast, strong, or smart I get — it doesn’t change.

This is how her situation made her feel for years. But one day, she decided to turn it around and see her differences as blessings.

She shares her empowering lessons in the video above.

At Mindvalley, team members like Olla get to join the Human Advancement Lab to develop key areas of their life, from physical health through life vision to public speaking.

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Annamaria Nagy

Annamaria Nagy

Annamaria is part of the Mindvalley team. Her purpose is to live a life of creation and self-expression through the arts of writing, speaking, and singing. Also, she believes in magic.

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