Speaker Breakfast: Shelina Janmohamed
Booking Form – 9th February 2017 – Shelina JanmohamedShelina was recently named as one of the UK’s Muslim Women Power 100 list by The Times newspaper and the Equalities and Human Rights Commission.
A prolific writer and commentator, she writes an award-winning blog at www.spirit21.co.uk . She was named Best Non Fiction Writer at the Muslim Writers Awards in both 2008 and 2009, and also won Best Blog and Best Female Blog in the online Brass Crescent Awards. Her book LOVE IN A HEADSCARF was published to fantastic reviews. Shelina writes for The Guardian, The National and EMEL magazine and appears regularly on TV, radio and in print to comment on Islam, Muslim and Muslim women’s issues.
She has taken part in the Foreign Office “Projecting British Islam” programme visiting Darfur, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Turkey and Indonesia. She is a creator and organiser of social and cultural events for young British Muslims as well as the host of the annual ‘Eid in the Square’ event which is held in Trafalgar Square. Shelina is a trustee of the Windsor Fellowship, a charitable organisation that focuses on education and employment for individuals from ethnic minorities, and she is also a mentor with Mosaic, the Muslim mentoring network under the patronage of the Prince of Wales. She was born and brought up in London and she studied at New College, Oxford.
This will be a fascinating morning for us so do book your places at the breakfast as soon as you can. Please feel free to also invite a guest to accompany you (tickets are limited to two per member).