This week we are blogging about our personal heroes. Who’s yours?
Who: Ayaan Hirsi Ali
Occupation: Feminist activist, writer and politician
Most notable accomplishments: Ayaan has published several books of essays, fiction, and an autobiography. Because of her statements about the treatment of women in Islamic states, Ayaan lives under a Fatwa. She is a frequent guest on Real Time with Bill Maher
Prizes & recognitions: Listed by American Time Magazine amongst the 100 Most Influential Persons of the World
Quote: Avoiding offense means that we don’t accept each other as equals.