With a truly unique position, Ibtihaj Muhammad has both the platform and the courage to reach a generation of Americans with a message of tolerance and kindness. Muhammad leads by example and is unapologetic in her work to inspire positive change.
Muhammad speaks regularly in keynote, fireside and panel formats around a range of topics including diversity and inclusion, technology, leadership, activism, overcoming obstacles, entrepreneurship, fashion and beauty.
"I’m proud to know that little girls everywhere can now play with a Barbie who chooses to wear hijab! This is a childhood dream come true,” Muhammad tweeted following the announcement of Mattel’s first hijabi Barbie doll, modeled in her likeness, as part of Barbie’s "Shero” collection.
Known for her dynamic Instagram images, exclusive event invites and powerful editorials, Muhammad's creative eye and influence is sought after by brands and media channels looking to leverage her access and unique point of view.
Muhammad continues to partner with leading global brands who share her desire to promote diversity, equality and leaving a positive impact on the world. Muhammad has partnered with Nike, Visa and Mini, among others.
A natural newsmaker, Muhammad has appeared in a range of media, including TIME, Today, CNN, Forbes, ESPN, Colbert Late Show, ELLEN, Pop Sugar, Allure, Glamour, Sports Illustrated, New York Times and Essence. Her message transcends sport and helps to drive culture and conversation.
Proud: My Fight for an Unlikely American Dream, is the inspiring story of how Ibtihaj rose above it all with grace and compassion. Muhammad provides an unflinching and honest portrayal of how she managed to stay true to herself and still play by the rules. A coming-of-age story, a hero's journey, and a moving memoir from one of the nation's most influential athletes.
Please contact Wasserman for more information and professional requests.