Sports & Politics: Changing Perceptions One Athlete at A Time

In a world where perception forms your worldly views, from stereotypical attitudes towards certain groups of people to general knowledge of religion and politics, being an ambassador for a cause has never been more important. Sports has served as the most befitting vehicle to inform society on what is acceptable and what is not. From […]


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    In a world where perception forms your worldly views, from stereotypical attitudes towards certain groups of people to general knowledge of religion and politics, being an ambassador for a cause has never been more important. Sports has served as the most befitting vehicle to inform society on what is acceptable and what is not. From hijabi athletes who are breaking stereotypes of women pursuing sports to international soccer superstars who are changing perceptions of Arabs in non-Arab countries, this panel will focus on the power of Arab athletes in advancing social change.