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Diversifying the outdoors - meet Amira The Wanderlust
For International Women's Day this year, we met Amira The Wanderlust in The Langdale Valley, The Lake District. Amira is a adventurer, hiker and founder of The Wanderlust Women. Amira's aim is to diversify the outdoors to show that the outdoors truly is a space for all. She aims to break down the barriers of wearing the niqab and create a safe space for Muslim Women to hike outdoors, whilst being part of a community of women that support and celebrate each other. Check out our video to learn more about Amira's mission and plans for the future. Let us know in the comments how her story has inspired you! Read more here: https://www.blacks.co.uk/blog/diversifying-the-outdoors-amira-the-wanderlust Follow Amira on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/amira_thewa... Follow The Wanderlust Women: https://www.instagram.com/the.wanderl... Keep an eye on our socials where we will be sharing more inspirational stories: Instagram: https://www.Instagram.com/blacks_online Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/blacksonline Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/blacks_online Shop online at: https://www.blacks.co.uk/ #UKhikes #EverydayLifeOutdoors #InternationalWomensDay #AmiraTheWanderlust #DiversifyingOutdoors #Accessibility #Diversity #TheWanderlustWomen
Roxy the Zoologist
Trailer I AM CAPABLE : The Wanderlust Women, a Muslim hiking group, go wild swimming for first time.
I AM CAPABLE TRAILER After experiencing injustice when hiking in the English countryside, Amira Patel decided she wanted to help create a safe space for Muslim women outdoors. She founded her own group, the Wanderlust Women. During lockdown, Amira found a love of wild swimming: it was a place of stillness, in which she could connect to God, yet she always swam on her own… until now. For the first time ever, Amira is joined by two other women to swim together in the beauty of the Lake District. Summaya and Sham are apprehensive upon arrival; it is a big thing for them to be stepping out the box of what is deemed to be normal for Muslim women. After the initial shock wears off, they experience the transformative effect of cold-water immersion. They form a powerful sisterhood, finding strength in one another’s bravery in helping to breakdown the stereotypes and boundaries that exist. This is a film made by an all-woman crew, about women. The film was made for my final submission for my Masters in Wildlife Filmmaking from UWE. Produced and Directed by Roxy Furman Main Camera Katie Wardle Underwater Elizabeth Streeter Additional Photography Roxy Furman Laura Pennafort Cornelia Lee Editor Roxy Furman Colourist Amy Beton Visual Effects Cornelia Lee Music Rosa Di-Finizio Sound Design Galan Fyr Contributors Amira Patel Shamaila Begum Summaya Raja The Wanderlust Women Special Thanks to My Mentor Laura Howard #IAmCapable #TheWanderlustWomen #AmiraPatel #FemaleFilmmaker
Encouraging Muslim women to start hiking | BBC - BBC
Subscribe and 🔔 to the BBC 👉 https://bit.ly/BBCYouTubeSub Watch the BBC first on iPlayer 👉 https://bbc.in/iPlayer-Home Amira is the founder of @the.wanderlust.women - a group that encourages Muslim women to get outdoors. For more information on groups working to increase diversity in the outdoors, visit www.alltheelements.co Produced by Pi Studios Director: Adu Lalouschek Executive Producers: James Emtage, Alex Bennett-Grant Producer: Fran Mirza Researcher: Paris Bethel DOP: Josh Williams Sound Operator: Soroosh Gholampur Editors: James Crosland-Mills, Billy Dudley Graphics: Nick Fatouris, Seth Josephs Grade: Framestore Sound Design: Alexander Wells, Jon McMullen #BBC #Outsiders #BBCiPlayer All our TV channels and S4C are available to watch live through BBC iPlayer, although some programmes may not be available to stream online due to rights. If you would like to read more on what types of programmes are available to watch live, check the 'Are all programmes that are broadcast available on BBC iPlayer?' FAQ 👉 https://bbc.in/2m8ks6v.
The Wanderlust Women
There was a time when Amira Patel had never hiked, and upon her first 3km hike up Rivington Pike with her mother, Aysha, she struggled. A few years on, and Amira has now inspired and created an outdoors community of over 1000 Muslim women in a social hiking group called ‘The Wanderlust Women’. This is Amira and Aysha’s story of joint turmoil resulting in a discovery of the outdoors, as well as their experiences of diversifying the space as Muslim women. A film by Frit Tam https://www.passionfruitpictures.co/films/the-wanderlust-women Winner of Best Professional Film Award in the BMC TV Women In Adventure film competition 2021, sponsored by Montane Find out more: https://www.thebmc.co.uk/waf We're the BMC. Climb walls, rock, hills, ice or mountains? Join us. https://www.thebmc.co.uk/join
Amira The wanderlust
Whats in my Hiking Bag?
Welcome everyone, Amira the Wanderlust here. I have decided to start Vlogging informative adventure and outdoor videos for you guys, I want to cover topics which are most frequently asked questions, I hope these little videos help you. The first video will be a simple whats in my hiking bag video. I hope you can learn some tips and I really hope this new series helps you. Happy Adventuring my wanderlusts. Thank you for all the love and support. Please do like , comment share and subscribe. Amira Patel Founder of The Wanderlust Women https://linktr.ee/Amirathewanderlust https://www.instagram.com/the.wanderlust.women/?hl=en https://www.instagram.com/amira_thewanderlust/?hl=en Peace and love Amira
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