Sughra Ahmed brings together a unique blend of experience in academia, policy and community activism. She is Associate Dean, Office for Religious Life at Stanford University. She is also Research Associate at St. Edmund’s College, University of Cambridge. Ahmed was formerly Chair of the Islamic Society of Britain, a national grassroots organization. She specialises in interfaith relations, is a public speaker and regularly contributes to media discussions, particularly on BBC Radio 4’s “Thought for The Day” program.