“I belong to this new generation of youth that refuses to be confined to an accessorial role of figuration.”
Lamia Bazir at the Harvard Alumni Gala
“All my projects are based on the conviction that every human being and every citizen – regardless of geographical location and financial means – has a role to play, a potential to mobilize! My projects go beyond the limits of isolation and poverty, create bridges, and invest in women to enable them to have a bigger impact on the sustainable development of their territories. “
Launching Ceremony of Empowering Women in the Atlas
“I believe that every single human being should have the freedom to make his or her own choices in life.
But I do also believe that we should be empowered with the knowledge and tools to manage our freedom, imagine our future, and make our choices.
And here comes the role of education”
Message from the girls of the Middle Atlas Mountains
” Schools are not building between four doors where children should be silenced by information.
Schools are meant to be a space that frees children, and unleashes their potential
A space they love, a space they own, a space that gives them a sense of belonging, and a sense of worth.”
Lamia Bazir in a village in the Middle Atlas
“A Social entrepreneur is not just an entrepreneur who gives a social dimension to his business. A Social entrepreneur is above all a visionary who brings innovative, sustainable, and scalable solutions to systemic social problems.”
Meeting in the Middle Atlas
“There is no energy more powerful, creative, and fearless than that of a young person. Let’s ensure it is used positively, by empowering all our youth with the entrepreneurial spirit and the right state of mind.”
Lamia Bazir with rural youth in Niger
“Leadership is much more than learning to speak in public, being self-confident, and impressing others. Leadership is empowerment: the power to see and unleash what is best in others. To be a leader is to be a “dealer of hope” someone who has the ability to listen to others’ needs and possibilities and build up the necessary trust to enable them to blossom.”
” Because I remember the impact cultural exposure had on my ownlife, I believe this opportunity should not be restricted by income or geography!”
From the Middle Atlas to Norway!
” Women’s Empowerment is unleashing – not giving – power. It is the process of overcoming the structural and cultural limitations that inhibit women; thereby, facilitating and enabling women’s full access to their inner and collective power.”
Lamia Bazir with a local women’s association
“I believe that every child of Morocco and the world is born with an equal disposal to learn and dream, and it is our duty to offer them an equal opportunity to do so.”
Little girls from the village of Adghagh during the School Hope and Discovery day
Lamia Bazir at the Atlantic Dialogues
“Our generation has the right and is right to be willing to play its role in society, and to do it now! Now that it is young, now that It has energy, time, dynamism, creativity, hope, and freedom !”
“Let us wonder why your children, would have the right to access quality education, extracurricular activities, self discovery, and opening, and not others?
Today we are moving with a divisive and dichotomic view: we should stop contenting ourselves with the minimum when it comes to the children of the people. “
“Politics is nothing more than an interest in the public good and an engagement for the public interest. Whether it is through social activism, intellectual production, or political engagement, every citizen must be a political being. “
Lamia Bazir at a conference
“Contrary to what is often believed, gender equality is not dictating certain life choices or models on women or men, but rather offering both women and men the right and the means to make their own choices in life.”
Lamia Bazir committed to Gender Equality
“Women should empower each other and learn the value of growing bigger together”
With Economic Leader Mrs. Meriem Bensalah
“The goal of leadership is to excel, reach full potential, inspire, and push other people up. Do not summarize it into a pursuit of positions and titles.”
Lamia Bazir addressing business leaders about Corporate Social Responsibility