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LAYLA F. SAAD

Become A Good Ancestor.


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Layla Saad is a writer, speaker, podcast host & racial justice advocate whose work explores the intersections of race, spirituality, feminism & leadership.

Layla is the author of the groundbreaking Me And White Supremacy Workbook (2018), and the host of the upcoming Good Ancestor Podcast, and the now retired Wild Mystic Woman Podcast.

As a widely read writer, a globally sought speaker and a popular podcast host, Layla is passionate about creating Inspiration, Education & Activation for personal and collective change in the world.

Layla’s work is driven by a 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. Layla’s work centers her experience as a person who is Black, Muslim & Woman.

Through her writings, talks and curated conversations, Layla is unapologetically confronting the oppressive systems of white supremacy and patriarchy, while offering important teachings and tools for transforming consciousness, cultivating personal anti-racism practice and taking responsibility for our individual and collective healing. Her work has helped thousands of people face and work to dismantle their internalized racism, and has simultaneously created industry-wide paradigm shifts in the spirituality, wellness and personal growth community, and beyond.

"To shape God
With wisdom and foresight,
To benefit your world,
Your people,
Your life,
Consider consequences,
Minimize harm
Ask questions,
Seek answers,
Learn,
Teach.

- octavia butler

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“Never forget that justice is
what love looks like in public."

- Cornel West

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Podcast

race, feminism, spirituality & leadership

"Being a black woman writer is not a shallow place but
a rich place to write from. It doesn't limit my imagination;
it expands it."

- Toni Morrison

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Patreon

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