Afnan began speaking publicly at the age of 12. In October 2006, she received the prestigious Canadian Islamic Congress Community Youth Award in recognition for her continued efforts in speaking up against the atrocities committed against Muslim nations. She spoke at a number of peace rallies, where thousands demonstrated in downtown Toronto. Afnan is currently specializing in Economics & Public Policy. She is a strong advocate in humanitarian aid fundraising campaigns for orphans in war stricken regions.
If you would like to plan a speaking event with Afnan, please email her at afnanalhashimi [at] gmail.com with "Speaking Request" in the subject line.