Shireen Ahmed is a sports activist, freelance writer and public speaker who focuses on Muslim women, and the intersections of racism and misogyny in sports. Her work has been features in VICE Sports, The Guardian, The Daily Beast, VOX, The Shadow League and Excelle Sports. Shireen's blog "Tales of a Hijabi Footballer", where her passion for sports and politics, has been recognized in sports media for its candid discussions. When she isn't watching soccer, she is taking pictures of her beloved cats. She is currently working on her first book and lives in Toronto with her family.