| Nazmin joined the MWNUK Board in 2011 and became the Vice-Chair in 2012. She was called to the Bar in 2010 after completing her Law degree at the University of Durham and BVC at University of Northumbria. She then also completed her Masters in Law at Northumbria University in which her dissertation concentrated on the treatment of women offenders by the legal system. After working in a number of roles in the areas of civil litigation, employment, immigration/asylum and social housing, including acting as a County Court Advocate on the North Eastern Circuit, she qualified as a Chartered Legal Executive Lawyer in 2016 and now works in the real estate department of a leading Legal 500 firm in the South East. Nazmin has taken on the role of Chair as Shaista has currently stepped down from the Board in order to fulfil the role of Interim Executive Director during our Executive Director Faeeza Vaid's maternity leave
Jess Phillips MP
MWNUK is courageous because of the uncompromising and fearless positions it sometimes takes when calling out injustice and inequality
I am proud to support and champion this fantastic organisation, which is informing policy and transforming lives.
Baroness Sayeeda Warsi
MWNUK’s authenticity comes from knowledge of lived experiences of Muslim women and girls acquired through their helpline, research and members.
Naz Shah MP
They work tirelessly with passion and commitment to make a difference and improve outcomes for some of the most vulnerable women and girls in society.
Dr Shola Mos-Shogbamimiu
Lawyer, Political & Women's Rights Activist
There is no greater time than now for the voices, representation and power of Muslim women to be visible in the feminist movement and all walks of life. MWNUK is a vital force in delivering this much needed balance and representation.