WebTV's Islamic Finance Weekly will be featuring a robust conversation on Sustainable Development Goals, Women Empowerment and Islamic Economy.
Guest: Mrs. Saeeda Ahmed
Date: Friday, October 16th, 2020
Platform: Virtual Zoom Video Call
Highlights: To be deployed on WebTVNG Platform, YouTube, Instagram, Twitter, Facebook & LinkedIn
Topic: Sustainable Development Goals, Women Empowerment and Islamic Economy
Host: Bukola Akinyele
Key Discussion Points:
Mrs. Saeeda Ahmed is a thought leader and socioeconomic entrepreneur successfully spanning over 20 years of solution driven projects which benefit the economy, society and industry. She is the Founding Director, Education Partnerships UK Ltd. Saeeda is the UNGSII Ambassador and Advisor on Implementation of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals. She is the Director, Business Development (UK) Aladdin Steet.com.
She was the specialist advisor to the President of Puntland State in Somalia, Former Ambassador and Member of the Strategic Partnership for Higher Education Universities and Further Education Colleges in Yorkshire and Humber, England. Former Director of the University of Leeds and Former Director of Adventure Capital Fund.
Saeeda is involved on a global level on the development and growth of the halal economy from an ethical and socially responsible model perspective. Saeeda has spoken internationally and nationally at over 120 conferences and events.
Saeeda undertook a degree in Accountancy at the University of Huddersfield and successfully completed a Master's Degree in Community Enterprise at the University of Cambridge. Her dissertation was on 'Women's Leadership in the social enterprise sector.
Saeeda is involved in various Youth and Women's empowerment, Leadership and enterprise related networks. Saeeda was strategic adviser on an international think tank that promotes peace and democracy in the Middle East, non-executive director for Social Firms UK and a Board member for Pupil Referral Unit which supports young people that are not succeeding in the mainstream education system.