TEDxUNC – Shamila Kohestani – How Sports Impact the Lives of Women

Shamila Kohestani
TED

The captain of the first women’s Afghan national soccer team and recipient of the 2006 Arthur Ashe Courage Award talks about growing up under the Taliban in Afghanistan and the challenges facing women and girls in that environment. Kohestani discusses how playing soccer gave her confidence and courage to fight against oppression of women worldwide.

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