Faeeza Vaid MBE
Faeeza's Masters dissertation done at the University of Warwick was entitled: 'Notions of Scholarly Religious Knowledge Authorities in Muslim Societies and Muslim Women's Movements as Challenges to the Current Status Quo.' Faeeza became Executive Director of MWNUK in September 2011 - December 2021 and has proved herself as a standout leader with excellent operational and strategic management skills. Her role has involved a myriad of project and program development, training and facilitation, and as a naturally talented public speaker, promoting issues through speaking at events and in the media. Faeeza joined the board in January 2022.
In the 2019 Queen's New Year's Honours Faeeza was awarded an MBE for Services to Women's Rights.
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.