Yasmin Choudhury

WELCOME

Philanthropy | Writer | Performer | Startups | Designer  

photography_socialmedia

Media/Press/Awards To Date

A chronological timeline of all the press, events, awards and speaker opportunities I have been lucky enough to have been involved in.  As well as the films I've made and the interviews I have given.

 

I speak on travel, LDCs (aka 'Third World'), my love for Bangladesh as a British woman, inspiration, my late father and other British Asian issues affecting women.

 

YouTube channel Ms YasminIsYasmin

 

Twitter @yasminisyasmin

 

NOI BUSINESS FORUM - SPEAKER FOR "THE TRAIL"  2017

Book here

 

Future PATA CONFERENCE November 2016

Keynote Speaker Cox's Bazaar Bangladesh

 

 

ONLINE  ARTICLE - OPINION PIECE - SISTERHOOD

Magazine on Muslim's women's voices by Deeyah Khan

 

"From zero to hero with a cause"

 

Read here

 

PRESS ARTICLE - OPINION PIECE - THE INDEPENDENT, BRITISH NEWSPAPER,

 

24 April 2016

 

 

"Forced marriage happens in the UK because Police are scared of being labelled racist"

 

Read here

 

SPEAKER 3 May 2015, England, UK.

 

Westminster Kingsway CollegeAddressed business students aged 16+

 

SPEAKER January 2015, England, UK.

 

Townley Grammar School, England, Founders For Schools.

 

Addressed Business Studies Students aged 16+

 

 

MUSLIM MEDIA WATCH - February 2016

 

Interviewed for profile piece by writer Shereen Malherbe. Read here.  

 

 

LONDON SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS SOCIOLOGY BLOG - January 2016

 

"How Death Turned My Eyes, Hands And Hearts Towards 'Third World'. Article written by me.  This article is no longer available.

 

 

ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR, BRITISH MUSLIM AWARDS -28 January 2016

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

GLOBAL RADIO, BBC WORLD SERVICE - Dec 28 2015.

 

How Can Islam Improve Its Image?

 

Listen here.  As I join a panel of fellow Muslims on BBC World Service's 'World Have Your Say Programme' presented by Chloe Tilley to discuss the reputation of Islam.  This follows comments from Iranian President Rouhani that Muslims around the world need to improve the image of Islam.

 

 

PRESS ARTICLE - OPINION PIECE - THE INDEPENDENT, BRITISH NEWSPAPER, 23 December 2015

 

"Men, please stop mansplaining the hijab to Muslim women."

Read the article here.

 

 

PRESS ARTICLE - OPINION PIECE - THE INDEPENDENT, BRITISH NEWSPAPER, 11 December 2015

 

"It wasn't just the police who failed me when I became a victim of honour abuse"

Read the article here.

 

 

NATIONAL RADIO INTERVIEW - TALK TO ME RADIO (EP 292) - British radio - Dec 4, 2015

Commenting on right wing Tommy Robinsons plans to set up Pegida and halt Muslim refugees to Europe.

 

 

Listen here

 

NATIONAL BBC RADIO 5, 2 December 2015

 

Discussing Syria airstrikes.  

 

Listen here

 

NATIONAL RADIO INTERVIEW - TALK TO ME RADIO (EP 268) - British radio - Nov 24, 2015

 

Titled "Muhammad world's first feminist fighting sexism in Islam'.

Listen here.

 

PRESS ARTICLE CORRIERE Italian national newspaper - 15 Nov 2015

Read the article here (In Italian)

 

 

PRESS ARTICLE - OPINION PIECE - THE INDEPENDENT, BRITISH NEWSPAPER

"Sadiq Khan wants Muslims like me to fight against extremism – but it is dangerous for women to speak out"

 

Read the article here.

 

GLOBAL TV May 2015 Bangla TV

 

LIVE TV INTERVIEW 5, NTV - March 2015, London

 

1 of 3 videos here

2 of 3 video here

3 of 3 videos here

 

 

Studio interview broadcast for Talking Points, one hour slot where presenter Neaz Ahmad of NTV, gets to grips with global leading change-makers.  Neaz spent a lot of time asking me about my AMC Petition, work on Lovedesh & Amcariza Foundation.  NTV is a Bangladeshi TV channel streaming to Europe and Bangladesh that has 3 million viewers

 

 

AWARD BBPI January 2015

 

Named "Champion" in the 100 British Bangladesh Power & Inspiration List (second year)

 

SPEAKER January 2015, London, UK.

 

Private event organised by economist and International Development Consultant Benny Dembitzer. His organisation won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1985 when he used to be its European Director at the International Physicians For The Prevention Of Nuclear War.

 

 

SPEAKER January 2015, England, UK.

 

Kemnal Technology College, Founders For Schools.

 

Addressed 100+ 13 year old male pupils.  

 

 

SPEAKER January 2015, London

 

'Tourism, For Better Or For Worst' talk hosted by Nobel Peace Winner Benny Demblitzer

 

 

 

TRADE PRESS 3 DECEMBER 2014

 

Travel Trade Gazette by Chloe Cann - Lovedesh Founder: 'Bootstrapping makes you creative and focused.'

 

 

 

NATIONAL PRESS Autumn 2014, London

 

Bihanga Magazine (in-flight magazine of airline Bangladesh Biman)

 

 

 

SPEAKER Nov 2014, London

 

Hubdot event, a connection platform for career women

 

 

SPEAKER Nov 2014, London

 

Tomorrow's Travel Leader's Today conference hosted by TTG (leading British trade travel title) , London for emerging talent within British travel sector.

 

 

NATIONAL PRESS July 2014

 

The Guardian article on its review of accompanying me to Bangladesh. 'How Tourism Is Taking Off In Bangladesh'

 

 

LOCAL PRESS

 

Oxford Times review on my speech and Lovedesh

 

 

GLOBAL LIVE RADIO 2014

 

Deutsche Welle Global Link radio interview

 

 

NATIONAL LIVE RADIO May 2014

 

BBC Asian Network radio interview with Nadia Alia (am speaking in Bengali)

 

 

NATIONAL PRESS April 2014

 

Dhaka Tribune magazine interview

 

 

NATIONAL PRESS April2014  

 

Named 'Expert For Unusual Destinations'

 

Conde Naste Traveller Interview

 

 

 

 

NATIONAL AWARD Jan 2014

 

British Bangladesh 2014 Power & Inspiration list:

 

 

 

NATIONAL LIVE RADIO January 2014

 

BBC Asian Network radio interview on the Nihal Show

 

NATIONAL PRESS

 

London Evening Standard

 

 

NATIONAL PRESS January 2014

 

Cited in The Guardian

 

 

NATIONAL AWARD Nov 2013

 

Winner of the Fringe World Travel Market Award Nov 2013

 

 

NATIONAL PRESS Nov 2013

 

Chaat Magazine magazine interview

 

May 2013

 

The Spice Scribe - review of the Lovedesh Artisan Wood Fired Curry

 

 

ONLINE 2013

Family Friendly Connect Interview

 

 

May 2013

Food Blogger Connect Interview

 

ES Mon 6 January 2014 Guardian Sat 4 Jan 2014 photo Photo of Lovedesh singe pages Chaat Dec 2013 CNT Montage Screenshot 2014-09-10 17.04.41 File 09-03-2016, 15 09 19