Book Zarinah El-Amin Naeem to speak at your event!

When Zarinah walks onto the stage dressed in one of her captivating headwraps, people stop to listen!

Zarinah engages audiences across the nation with her unique creativity, inspiring personal story and infectious passion for culture and it’s intersection with fashion and spirituality.  With her background in anthropology and facilitation, she’s also perfected the art of tackling heavy subjects like cultural appropriation and bias in an art presentation that leaves people hungry to share and connect.  The global art of headwrapping is a unique unifier and Zarinah’s talks and workshops are a fun way to both spark conversations around fashion and faith, as well as just wind-down and have some fun trying something new!

Images of Zarinah’s collection of headwraps from around the world enchant audiences large and small. With humor, sincerity and engaging stories, she weaves photos of her glamorous creations into numerous speaking topics:

  • Creative Fashion + Global Culture
  • Spirituality + Religion
  • Diversity + Inclusion
  • Using your unique talents to inspire and motivate
  • Imaginative entrepreneurship
  • Reinventing your life at any stage
  • Leading a life of passion








Zarinah can also combine one of her community-based workshops with a speaking engagement, contact her at 313-377-2857 or email  to discuss details and pricing. She will work with you to tailor this offering to meet your goals, audience, parameters, budget and timing needs.

Here’s a New’s interview on how Beautifully Wrapped helps end hate and bias by educating people.

We had a wonderful time at the Albion District Library. Thank you to their director Cindy Stanczak and Sylvia Benavidez for organizing the program.


Want to have a headwrapping party and learn how to tie styles yourself?

Get your friends together for a few hours and learn to tie your own headwraps in a fun, party-like cultural environment! We bring the wraps and the skills, and the host brings the people and some snacks. Parties are for 2 hours with one of our master headwrapologists.

Cost: $35 a person, including the first headwrap.

To book a party, email

Headwrapologists (are funky word for our team) are currently available in Michigan or Illinois

Experience the colorful, spiritual, and global practice of headwrapping, an art enjoyed by peoples of all backgrounds, ethnicities and continent.  Through headwraps, Beautifully Wrapped workshops and talks work to increase cultural literacy and understanding amongst peoples of the world.  Our use of indigenous textiles helps empower global women’s collectives and aims to inspire people to connect to the other parts of the world.

Beautifully Wrapped’s global focus encourages us to think about differences and similarities in a world that is constantly in transition even as it is united by certain shared human traits and experiences, headwrapping being one of them.

Workshop Includes:

  • Slideshow of photographs
  • Background history on the usage of headwraps around the world
  • Textile Recommendations
  • Demonstrations of several styles and techniques
  • One-on-One assistance for participants
  • Fun closing
  • Unique selection of headwraps avaialble for purchase

*Suggested time is 2 hours.
*Ask about us bringing in our portrait exhibition.