#10 In the UK with Fatima Zaman: a Next Gen Counter Extremist


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Aug 02 2020 42 mins   1

For the #10 episode of We Belong, we traveled to the UK  to meet inspiring Fatima Zaman, peace activist and advocate at the Kofi Annan Foundation.

After witnessing the London 7/7 Bombings, Fatima has dedicated her activism toward building peace, security and overcoming extreme violence in conflict. Having served as an Official to the UK Government, her work involved advising Government Ministers and the late 7th Secretary General of the United Nations, Kofi Annan.

In conversation with Fatima, we discussed her work to enhance and uphold human rights, her commitment to deliver justice and her achievements, including being named as the UK’s Asian Woman of Achievement and being invited to the Inaugural Class of Obama Scholars, at the behest of President Obama and Michelle Obama.

Key: Obama Foundation Scholarships and Volunteering https://www.obama.org/get-involved/