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About the ummahpreneur live podcast
Join Ummahpreneur’s Founder Abby El-Asmar as he interviews Muslim Entrepreneurs at the top of their game to break down business, lifestyle, mindset and entrepreneurship from an Islamic perspective!
Guests come from all backgrounds to shed light on a specific topic or business model that will help give value, inspiration and insight to the audience.
About the episode
The Silk Roads are amongst some of the most important routes in our collective history.
It was through these roads that relations between east and west were established, exposing diverse regions to different ideas and ways of life.
These exchanges also included the diffusion of many of the world’s major religions including Islam.
In this episode I discuss:
2:51 How our interactions as Muslim Entrepreneurs can help us shift the narrative
5:18 The Silk Road and its importance
8:06 Religious beliefs of the Silk Road countries in the first century
12:57 How the world was connected in the past before the internet
19:40 The economic advantage Yathreb got with the arrival of Muslim entrepreneurs
22:10 The impact of entrepreneurship
24:28 How interactions with Muslim traders resulted in the expansion of Islam
33:45 The difference between Muslim pioneers in our era and the golden age
36:25 Working and providing for your family is a form of Ibadah
41:33 Q&A with live audience