Basketball Player, Award Winning Spoken Word Poet & Global Ambassador for Adidas
Asma Elbadawi is a British Sudanese (born in Sudan and raised in England) basketball player and a global Adidas Brand Ambassador. Elbadawi holds a BA Hons in Photography, Video and Digital Imaging and a Masters in Visual Arts.
She is best known for her involvement in the globally successful FIBA ALLOW HIJAB Campaign. This campaign saw the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) allow Muslim women to wear the Hijab in Professional Basketball. Please see links - https://www.instagram.com/p/ByxIGV5n_Vg/ / https://www.instagram.com/p/BqFzejmg2Ac/
Asma is also the 2015 Words First Leeds winner which is a National poetry competition partnered by BBC Radio 1Xtra and the Roundhouse.
One of Asma’s spoken word poems - https://www.instagram.com/p/ByBVD5JnkgC/
Asma performing at Tedx in Bradford - https://www.instagram.com/p/BwdBXAcnVPQ/
She has performed at some of the following events: TEDx Bradford, The British Museum, The Bradford Literature Festival, Liverpool Acoustic Festival, Women Of the World (WOW) Festival, London Word of mouth with International performances in Sudan, Brussels and Malaysia.