Inspiring Women is series of 10 short films focusing on the lives and achievements of inspirational contemporary women of South Asian Muslim heritage. These powerful interviews will explore the lives, achievements and careers of female role-models from a range of backgrounds and industries, from politics to education to sport.
Meet Akeela Ahmed, an equalities campaigner and entrepreneur. Akeela has spent her career working with the disenfranchised and voiceless, working with everyone from asylum seekers and refugees to the Muslim Youth Helpline. She also founded She Works We Hear, an organisation that tackles unhelpful stereotypes of Muslim women, and works with the government to advise on Islamophobia.
Part of Bradford Inspired, funded by Building A Stronger Britain Together