Archives for Women

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Tehmina N Basit

Tehmina Basit is Professor of Education and Director of the Institute for Education Policy Research at Staffordshire University. She was born and brought up in Lahore, Pakistan. Her PhD in Education at the University of Cambridge, completed in 1995,...
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Nosheen Dad

    Nosheen Dad is the President of the University of Huddersfield Students Union for 2014.  She was previously Vice President Wellbeing & Equalities and is a graduate in Politics with Media.  She notes: “My role as President is to...
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Maleiha Malik

Professor Maleiha Malik Professor Maleiha Malik teaches at the School of Law, Kings College, London . In January 2014 the Law Faculty of the Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB) appointed her as a Distinguished Professor of Law.  Professor Malik...
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Mishal Husain

One of the BBC’s leading broadcast journalists, Mishal Husain was a global star even before she became a British one by joining the ‘TODAY’ programme. She was the BBC’s first Washington-based news anchor, where she presented a nightly programme...
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Rimla Akhtar

Rimla Akhtar is chair of the Muslim Women’s Sport Foundation, an organisation that seeks to raise awareness and providing opportunities for women, particularly from minority ethnic communities, to participate in sporting activities which take into consideration religious and cultural...
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Sughra Ahmed

Sughra Ahmed Sughra Ahmed is Programmes Manager in the Centre for Public Education, Woolf Institute in Cambridge. In November 2013 she was elected President of the Islamic Society of Britain. Previously  she worked as a Research Fellow in the...
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Salma Yaqoob

Salma Yaqoob Salma Yaqoob is a prominent anti-war activist and Respect’s co-founding member and vice-chair. With a total of 10,498 she came second with 27 percent of the vote in Birmingham’s Sparkbrook & Small Heath constituency in the May...
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Dr Saeeda Shah

Dr Saeeda Shah Saeeda Shah is Reader in the School of Education, University of Leicester. Previously she has taught for many years in higher education in Pakistan, holding senior management posts. Before coming to the University of Leicester, Saeeda...
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Mona Siddiqui

OBE Professor Mona Siddiqui Huddersfield-raised Professor Mona Siddiqui studied Arabic and French at the University of Manchester, before proceeding to doctoral work on the Hanafi fiqh and marital relations. Dr Siddiqui is now Head of Department of Theology and...
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Wahida Shaffi

Wahida Shaffi Wahida Shaffi is chair of the Community Counselling Service in Bradford. She has a BA in Health and Community Studies and an MA in International Politics and Security Studies/Conflict Resolution from the University of Bradford. She is...
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