Zerbanoo Gifford – Young Women as Changemakers + How They Shape Our Future
My guest today is Zerbanoo Gifford, Author, human rights campaigner and founder of the ASHA Foundation and Centre.
We will be discussing:
- Young Women as Changemakers + How We Can Shape Our Future by Advocating and Sharing the Best of our Cultures, Values and Beliefs
- Reform, progress and change, particularly for women and what areas concerning women and discrimination have progressed over the last 40 years
- Human Rights, anti-slavery and humanitarian work, championing the rights of women, children and minorities – global advances
- How women can change the way of the world – the reality of equality, diversity and positive balance not only in the workplace, but also in organisations, governments and intercultural alliances.
Zerbanoo Gifford – Author, human rights campaigner and founder of the ASHA Foundation and Centre, Zerbanoo Gifford holds the International Woman of the Year Award 2006 for her humanitarian work, which spans over forty five years of grassroots and global activism. Presented with the Nehru Centenary Award in 1989 for her work championing the rights of women, children and minorities. Pioneer for BAME women in British politics, elected as a councillor in Harrow in 1982 and the first BAME women to stand for parliament. She chaired the Commission ‘Looking into ethnic minority involvement in British Life’ and was a member of the advisory group on Race Relations to the former British Home Secretary. Director of Anti-Slavery International, awarded the Freedom of the City of Lincoln, Nebraska for her work combating modern slavery and racism. Zerbanoo has authored seven books. For her latest ‘Confessions to a Serial Womaniser – Secrets of the worlds Inspirational women’ she was awarded a ‘NESTA (National Endowment of Science Technology and Arts) Fellowship’.
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