The Good Ancestor Podcast- A Discussion on White Saviorism

February 27, 2020 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
YWCA Princeton
59 Paul Robeson Place

Host Layla F. Saad speaks with Olivia Alaso and Kelsey Nielsen. Both are social workers and members of an advocacy campaign called No white Saviors. The group was formed from discussions of white saviorism and it’s harmful affects in Uganda, where Olivia was born.

Join us to watch and discuss the episode, or feel free to watch it on your own first by clicking here.

About the host:

From Layla F. Saad’s website:

Layla Saad is a globally respected writer, speaker and podcast host on the topics of race, identity, leadership, personal transformation and social change.

As an East African, Arab, British, Black, Muslim woman who was born and grew up in the West, and lives in Middle East, Layla has always sat at a unique intersection of identities from which she is able to draw rich and intriguing perspectives. Layla’s work is driven by her powerful desire to become a good ancestor; to live and work in ways that leave a legacy of healing and liberation for those who will come after she is gone.