Ramla Ali, the rising star of the boxing world

One of the first impressions of Ramla Ali is her quiet confidence and warm personality. Her petite frame defies the conventional perception of a boxer. Ordinarily, you would not think she’s been competing across the country for the past 10 years but Ramla Ali, whose just been endorsed by sporting …

Making a difference -Naeema Hasan, Therapy Radiographer

Tell us more about your role as a therapy radiographer and your inspirations

I am a Therapy Radiographer for Guys and St Thomas hospital treating cancer patients. We deliver radiotherapy to patients to improve their chances of survival. I do everything from scanning the patients and deciding on treatment and …

Director at UBS Bank, Rini Laskar on her journey to success

Rini, you have an incredible position at a global financial firm UBS. Tell us about your journey

I came to the UK when I was almost two years old. My parents came because of work. My father joined the Pakistan Air force and he travelled the world, eventually settling in …

Yousra Elbagir – Journalist shares her inspirations and role models

Tell us a bit about yourself

I’m a 26 year old, Sudanese born, British-educated journalist. I’m a bit of a third culture kid – walking around with an international accent, British mannerisms and a Sudanese penchant for hosting/feeding people. 

I’ve grown up in a family of journalists. As a child,

Fardous Bhabouh – Journalist, teacher and linguist

Tell us more about the multi-disciplinary work you do. 

I am the founding director of Lingua Media Connect LTD, providing professional Arabic and English translation, teaching and media services. I am a multilingual journalist, voice-over artist, researcher, teacher, and a translator. I have translated an Oscar-winner documentary. I like …

Amina, Warrior Queen of Zaria

The first of her kind, a Nigerian warrior Queen of Zaria (née Zazzau), Amina broke the bounds of a male-dominated society. A little side bit to note; she was Muslim. While much of her history is that of legend (due to word of mouth tradition) she remains an integral part …

Multimedia artist Aya Haider talks about her influences

As a multimedia artist, full-time mother and humanitarian,  tell us more about your influences and background

I was born in the States, grew up in London (via Saudi Arabia), French educated, speaking five languages, in a Muslim household, to Lebanese parents and later marrying an Irishman.

London is my home …

Change the Script ‘Towards a Common Future’ – CHOGM 2018

On the occasion of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting CHOGM on Monday 16 April, His Excellency Euripides L Evriviades, in partnership with the National Commission on Muslim Women held a reception in honour of the women leading the campaign ‘Change the Script’.  The event was held at the High

Cardiff Town Hall

“We are here today because we want to galvanise your views and voices and represent Cardiff.” Shahien Taj OBE

On the 19th of February 2018, Change the Script went to Cardiff Town Hall for its third forum supported by the Welsh Government.  Hosts Shahien Taj OBE and Shreen Williams MBE …

Workshop For Women in Goodge Street

Change the Script went to the Goodge St Forum held by the International Islamic Relief Organisation UK on the 7th of March 2018. The hosts of the event HE DR Mohammed Abdulkarim Al-Issa and Fauzia Saeed from the ILRO organised an evening for women from different communities in London to …