Sughra Ahmed

Associate Dean

United Kingdom
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About me

Sughra Ahmed brings together a unique blend of experience in academia, policy and community activism. She is a Yale World Fellow at Yale University, as well as a Research Associate at St Edmund’s College, University of Cambridge. Ahmed was formerly Chair of the Islamic Society of Britain, a national grassroots organisation. She specialises in interfaith relations and regularly contributes to debates in mainstream media, particularly on BBC Radio 4’s 'Thought for The Day' programme. In 2014 she received the Noor Inayat Khan Memorial Award for Muslim Woman of the Year at the British Muslim Awards.

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  • Community Building
  • Community Development
  • Analysis and Research
  • Teacher
  • Bespoke Training
  • Motivation
  • Campaign Strategy
  • Public Speaking
  • Writing
  • Culture Inspiration
  • Project Management
  • Strategic Planning
  • Marketing Strategy
  • Strategy
  • Community Engagement

Work history



Yale University

Aug 2016 - Dec 2016
  • United States
  • Full Time
  • Yale World Fellow specialising in personal and professional development.


Senior Project Management

Woolf Institute

Apr 2013 - Jul 2016
  • Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Developing and managing a series of national and regional programmes and publishing new research in the fields of diversity, community and global faith relations.