Having been nurtured by seasoned reporter, Pam Oliver, Imani brought a dynamic approach to the sports broadcasting field as a Black, Muslim woman in hijab. She managed a career that required her to travel to hundreds of games in the most well-known sports arenas in America, including covering the National Football League's (NFL) retired players event for Super Bowl XLVIII! She also contributed writing for sports media platforms.
She has furthered her communications career by freelancing and editing content for publications worldwide. Her contributions include travel, lifestyle, motherhood, womanhood, mental health, and identity. Imani has lived in Mexico, Egypt, China, Malaysia, and Poland (where her son was born).
Through her extensive travels as a mother, Bashir used her expertise to create a multifunctional luggage line and travel products called, The Takeoff Collection. Her debut bag is called The Expat Bag which is a 3-in-1 duffle and was featured in H&M on 5th Avenue in NYC. It was also been seen in Forbes, Travel+Leisure, & more!
Imani has partnered with many brands including: