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Saida Ebrahim

Saida Ebrahim Mrs Ebrahim won her city's Enterprise Programme's Best Business Idea 2007. Peterborough's award was based on a year's planning she had undertaken to import and distribute specialist halal and vegetarian confectionary in the UK. She notes, "The next…
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Merryl Wyn Davies

Merryl Wyn Davies A writer and anthropologist, is a former BBC journalist. She is the author of Knowing One Another: Shaping an Islamic Anthropology and Introducing Anthropology. Other books by her include: Why Do People Hate America by Ziauddin Sardar,…
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Naaz Coker

Naaz Coker Naaz Coker is the Chair of St George's Healthcare NHS Trust and has served as Chair of the British Refugee Council and Director of the Race and Diversity programme at the King's Fund . She has written widely…
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Chagtai Nusrat

Nusrat Chagtai Nusrat Chagtai is a human rights lawyer and practicing solicitor. She has worked for Phil Shiner at Public Interest Lawyers, leaving in February 2006 to take up an assignment as an International Bar Association (IBA) Legal Specialist on…
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Ruqayyah Collector

Ruqayyah Collector Ruqayyah is a formidable campaigner against racism and serves as the Black Students Officer at the National Union of Students (NUS). She is the first hijabi Muslim woman to sit on the NUS National Executive Committee in a…
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Farkhanda Chaudhry

Farkhanda Chaudhry Farkhanda Chaudhry is the first Muslim women Justice of the Peace in Scotland. She was awarded a MBE in 2004 for supporting women's social and political development in Iraq in her capacity as the Gender Advisor to the…
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Zareen Roohi Ahmed

Zareen Roohi Ahmed Born and raised in the West Midlands, Zareen Roohi Ahmed began her career in design and marketing but soon moved into the public sector to progress in project management in an urban regeneration company in Derby. Always…
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Anila Baig

Anila Baig Anila is a feature writer in the tabloid The Sun and was formerly a columnist with the Yorkshire Post, which she joined in 1998. In 2004 she won the Press Gazette's Regional Newspaper Columnist of the Year 2004…
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Shaista Aziz

Shaista Aziz Shaista Aziz is a member of Oxfam's Rapid Response Team and the Middle Eastern region media coordinator. She has been part of Oxfam work at most of the recent humanitarian disaster spots, including Aceh after the Tsunami, the…
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