About the Author

Tamsila Tauqir is one of the founding members and also the director of Safra Project. Her other voluntary roles have included: Chair of the Charity Interfaith Alliance UK and Steering Committee Member of Muslim Women’s Network UK. She was awarded an MBE in 2009 for her voluntary contribution to Muslim communities. Tamsila's professional roles are based in policy, particularly on cross-sector working between the voluntary & community sector, statutory sector and private sector. She has been an anti-racist and human rights activist for many years.