Bushra Shaikh Entrepreneur, Fashion designer and owner of her own modest fashion line – iiLA Collection.

Her most recent rise within the public eye was being on the BBC One hit show – The Apprentice 2017 – where she was a candidate on series 13.

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Bushra Shaikh

BBC Apprentice Candidate


Dr Zareen Roohi Ahmed

Dr Zareen Roohi Ahmed is the Founder & CEO of Gift Wellness, championing an award-winning range of natural products. Gift Wellness is a social enterprise, which aims to provide healthy lifestyle products that give customers a feeling of well-being and the knowledge they’re supporting a brand that cares about their individual needs as well as the needs of those less fortunate and the environment. www.giftwellness.co.uk

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Lauren Booth has been motivating women to explore their authentic voice for more than 10 years.

As an internationally recognised motivational speaker, broadcaster and presenter, skills from a 20 year career on stage and TV to touch lives across the

She is the author of the ground-breaking memoir ‘Finding Peace in the Holy Land’ about accepting Islam in the modern, western context. In 2019, this was adapted into ‘Accidentally Muslim’ a one woman show she performed 30 times at the 2019 Edinburgh Festival Fringe to brilliant reviews.

She is currently reading for a Masters Degree in Islamic Studies at the Markfield Institute of Higher Education.

Lauren Booth

Aina Khan OBE

Aina Khan OBE is a world-renowned International Family Lawyer and one of the leading experts in Islamic and Asian family law. She runs her own firm, Aina Khan Law.

Aina was honoured to receive an OBE in Her Majesty the Queen’s New Year’s Honours List 2018. She is the Founder & Director of the ‘Register Our Marriage’ (ROM) law reform campaign www.registerourmarriage.org: ‘Think a religious marriage gives you rights? Think again!’

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Nusaiba is the Founder & Director of WAW Creative Arts, the first of its kind, Islamic Creative Arts School. She is better known as the only female finalist in Islam Channel’s first National Qiraat Competition in 2006. Nusaiba has always been a creative individual, balancing Quran studies with the world of fashion, commentating on Modest Fashion and Directing Fashion / Music productions Internationally.

Nusaiba’s work and profile within the modest fashion industry has been featured on a number of mainstream platforms such as BBC, Channel 4, British Vogue and Evening Standard in the UK. Nusaiba has also received press in international media outlets – MBC, Vogue Arabia and TV3 in Malaysia.

Check her out on: @iamndora / @wawcreativearts

Nusaiba Mohammad Timol

Miss Chaimaa Aznag

Business Development Director | USI Money

Chaimaa Aznag is currently the Business Development Director at USI Money, a leading Fin-tech company based in London.

After completing her undergraduate studies in her home country of Morocco, she initially moved to England to pursue her MSc in Real Estate Development at the Westminster Business School where she graduated with honours.

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Sherene Azli took office as the Chief Executive Officer of the Malaysia Healthcare Travel Council (MHTC) or better known as Malaysia Healthcare in year 2015. Within her short stint with MHTC, an agency under the Ministry of Finance Malaysia, Sherene facilitated to raise Malaysia’s silhouette as the “preferred destination for world-class healthcare services”.

Sherene’s fortitude to see Malaysia as the leading global healthcare destination is becoming a reality as the country was awarded as the “Destination of the Year” in 2015, 2016 and 2017 with a highly commendable mention in 2018, by International Medical Travel Journal (IMTJ).

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Sherene Azli

Chief Executive Officer (MHTC)