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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 Religious…
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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 a…
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Ahdaf Soueif

Ahdaf Soueif Ahdaf Soueif is a distinguished novelist of whom the late Edward Said noted "she has put Arab society and culture before the English reader with great ingenuity and inventiveness." Her 'The Map of Love' was short listed for…
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Rehana Sadiq

Rehana Sadiq Rehana is a Chaplain at the University Hospital Birmingham NHS Trust and also the Birmingham Women's Hospital. She is at the sharp end of the social realities within the community: "There have been instances when working as a…
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Robina Qureshi

Robina Qureshi Robina is director of 'Positive Action in Housing', a campaigning organisation based in Glasgow that works for the provision of secure, affordable and decent housing to minority communities. She has spoken out in defence of asylum seekers, who…
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Yasmin Qureshi

Yasmin Qureshi Yasmin Qureshi was born in Gujrat and moved to Britain in 1972 when she was nine. She was recently appointed the London Mayor's Human Rights advisor. She was also Labour Party parliamentary candidate for Brent East, facing an…
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Ayesha Qureshi

Ayesha Qureshi Ayesha Qureshi made her mark as a Community Relations Manager in preparation for the London Olympics 2012 bid. Previously she worked on community projects in Tower Hamlets and for the BBC. Ayesha was awarded an MBE for her…
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Ayfer Orhan

Ayfer Orhan Ayfer is an active Labour Party member and a councillor, also having stood as a parliamentary candidate in the last General Election. A Turkish Cypriot by origin, she studied graphics and fine arts, eventually establishing her own business.…
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Perween Warsi

Perween Warsi CBE Perween Warsi is a self-made millionaire whose managerial skills have awarded her company, S&A Foods some 20 accolades for excellence. She was awarded an honorary MBA by the University of Derby and an MBE in the British…
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