Asha Siad on Telling The Stories of Refugees at TEDxVienna 2017Written by Muslim Canadian TED Talks
In 2017, Asha Siad was a speaker at TEDxVienna in Vienna, Austria.
According to TEDxVienna 2017, "Asha Siad is an award-winning Somali-Canadian journalist and documentary filmmaker. She shares under-reported stories that expand dialogue and allow people to connect with the world in a more meaningful way. She has reported for Shaw TV, CBC News and Frontiere News. Asha co-produced Living at the Border, a web documentary that shares the realities of African migrants and asylum-seekers in Italy. The project won the Amnesty International Canada Media Award for Best Online Journalism in 2014. Asha’s latest documentary film for the National Film Board of Canada called 19 Days reveals the human side of the refugee resettlement process. She was recently in Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina providing multimedia journalism training to Bosnian youth and empowering them to share their own stories through the Mostar Summer Youth Programme."
(It may take a few moments for the video to load from YouTube.)