Shahina Bashir, a Bangladeshi American is a teacher and activist.
Samina Bashir teaches Islamic studies.
In an interview with Voice of America, Ms. Bashir expressed her reaction to President Obama’s speech in Cairo. Ms. Bashir said it was a historic speech not only for the Muslim world but historic for the whole world. Ms. Bashir lauded President's statement about women being able to wear hijab and that they should be given the chance to go to school.