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A Q&A with Polly Islam, Entrepreneur

“People would always feel sorry for my Mother because she had no sons, it always made me wonder why do they think like this?’”

Monojaha Polly Islam, founder and Secretary General of the British Bangladesh Chamber of Women Entrepreneurs, founder of Zarah’s a retail store that specialises in modern Islamic …

Talking Art and Islam with Siddiqa Juma, Artist

“…the kind of books I wanted to teach my kids Arabic didn’t exist, so I went into writing and publishing my first Arabic Alphabet book …the kind of TV programmes based on Islamic teaching for children I wanted them to watch did not exist so I went onto to producing

Interviewing Lila Begum, Community Support Worker

“It is important to understand that change always requires time and patience.”

A Community Support worker for a local Asian woman refuge in Luton who also works for an organisation called Unseen as the Anti Slavery Partnership Co-ordinator Lila Begum discusses the role of Muslim women and how to challenge …

A Conversation with Dr Aysha Raza, Neuroscientist and Councillor for Ealing

There’s always that one person you’ll meet that simply defies convention. Neuroscientist and Ealing Councillor, Dr Aysha Raza has successfully carved out two careers that couldn’t be poles apart, yet significant and important in their own right. Not only is she a great example of a British Muslim woman excelling …

STYLIST LIVE NEWS

Stylist Live News

On Sunday 12th November 2017, hordes of fashionistas, activists, bloggers, parents, business owners, influencers and artists descended on Olympia, London for the final day of the Stylist Live weekend. There were many activities, opportunities to shop and plenty of entertainment on offer, but the main purpose behind the event …

Luton Forum

On Friday 22nd December 2017 , Change the Script went to Luton to hold their second forum at the Luton Town Hall, inviting Muslim women from the local community to discuss and explore the societal attitudes and changes they would like see. They also talked about the contributions Muslim women …

London forum

London Forum

On Tuesday 19th December 2017 Change the Script held its first ever Women’s Forums at both the Al Manaar Centre in West London and One Canada Square in Canary Wharf.

The forum at Al Manaar was hosted by the National Commission on Muslim Women Advisors Humera Khan, Saleha Islam and …

Future Leaders Connect – 24th October 2017

On the 24th October, Change The Script attended the British Council’s Future Leaders Connect event at Portcullis House, Westminster. The global network has been launched in hopes of enabling young leaders to ‘develop their policy expertise, make valuable connections and discuss major contemporary global challenges with key leaders and …