Yasmin Shiraz
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Yasmin Shiraz

Chantilly, Virginia, United States

Chantilly, Virginia, United States
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"Hampton Alum Yasmin Shiraz releases new film, They Call Me Dae"

F ilmmaker and Hampton University alumnus Yasmin Shiraz last week announced the debut of her latest production, They Call Me Dae. Produced by Shiraz’ Still Eye Rise Films, the short features a teen girl Dae who brags about being a teen bully while struggling with home issues that may influence her attacks on other teen girls.... - HBCU Digest

"Hatred & Hopelessness: The Girl Fight Epidemic"

Our young women are increasingly angry and taking their frustrations out on one another. Activist and author Yasmin Shiraz shares her journey into the world of girl fights.

If there was one statement that sums up my four year journey into the world of girl fights it would be this sentence by Briana, a 15-year-old girl who lives in Washington, DC, “Not only did I lose the fight, I was left with brain damage, memory loss, a short attention span and I get severe headaches.”... - Heart & Soul Magazine

"Inside Out with Yasmin Shiraz"

Exclusive is about Tisha, a lonely entertainment journalist who gets the interview of a lifetime with Shout, the hottest rapper in the game. She wants sparks to fly but he’s skeptical of every person that he meets and for good reason – the entertainment business is full of snakes. Exclusive follows Tisha and Shout’s journey through the world of music, family drama, and cut throat executives. - Urban Reviews

"Yasmin Shiraz talks Politics of Hip Hop Culture"

Author and former Mad Rhythms magazine publisher, Yasmin Shiraz is embarking on a series of book talks-dubbed the Politics of Hip Hop Culture tour-on college campuses and bookstores discussing the behind-the-scenes politics of hip hop culture. Drawing on her 12 years involved in the entertainment industry as publisher, marketing consultant, journalist, and researcher, Shiraz has crafted two breakout novels that drip of realism, dramatic storytelling and backstage incidents that you won't see on television.
- Hip Hop Politics

"Yasmin Shiraz Spotlights Girls Fighting"

Rolling out sat down with Yasmin Shiraz, author of Retaliation: A Novel and The Blueprint for My Girls series. Shiraz is also an award- winning filmmaker in addition to being an advocate for Anti-Bullying and Stop the Violence. Her first documentary on girl violence was titled “Can She Be Saved?” which won a 2009 Indie Award for Merit from the Indie Fest. - Rolling Out Magazine

"Yasmin Shiraz: Prolific Producer of Content for Young People"

With such a wide array of talents there’s no doubt Shiraz is as smart as, and likely more talented than, any studio exec, of television producer. She would not only survive but thrive in any media production environment. So why does she stick to her ongoing message of strength, wisdom and courage for young Americans? The answer is obvious, but we’ll let her tell it... - EURWeb

"Documentary Looks At Girl Bullying"

Yasmin Shiraz takes an unflinching look at girl fights.... - Fox 5 News DC


Publisher - Mad Rhythms Magazine - Hip Hop magazine

Author - Exclusive: Book About Hip Hop Culture

Author - Privacy: Book About Hip Hop Culture

Writer/Director - Can She Be Saved? : Film about girl fights
Award Winning Film, Screened at 15 Film Festivals

Writer/Director - The Difference : Film about Teen Suicide

Author - The Blueprint for My Girls : Book about self-esteem and empowerment



How many young women speakers can say that they have written 7 books, including one that has won an award from the American Library Association? How many young women speakers can say they've owned their own hip hop magazine and have interviewed Jay-Z and Diddy? How many young women speakers can say they are respected as writer/directors with their first film being an award winner and having been screened internationally?

Yasmin Shiraz is all those things to say nothing of the fact that she's been featured as a expert of youth issues on NBC, CBS, FOX, CW and other news stations throughout the US. She is regularly featured on syndicated radio stations speaking on issues such as violence, girl fights, bullying, self-esteem and such.

Yasmin Shiraz has spoken at over 100 colleges and universities on topics such as The Politics of Hip Hop Culture, How To Get Into The Entertainment Business, Am I My Sister's Keeper - A Women's History program, The 10 Steps of Highly Successful Undergrads and much more. Syracuse University, University of Delaware, Clemson University, University of Pennsylvania, and The State Colleges of Jacksonville are among her clients.

She's been booked by organizations such as the Boys & Girls Clubs of America, Girls Inc, Planned Parenthood, The NAACP, Sororities, and government organizations to give her unique blend of empowerment, motivations and insight.