Baroness Uddin of Bethnal Green

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Baroness Uddin "was raised to the Peerage as Baroness Uddin of Bethnal Green in 1998. She is the only Muslim, female member of the House of Lords. Baroness Uddin’s career background includes being a Youth and Community worker at YWCA, Liaison Officer for Tower Hamlets Social Services, and Manager of Tower Hamlets Women's’ Health Project. Baroness Uddin has special interests in education, health, children, local government, equal opportunities among others.

"Baroness Uddin has worked in the public and political arena for more than 20 years. She has been a member of House of Lords and the first Muslim women in the House of Lords.

"She delivered her expertise as deputy leader London Borough of Tower Hamlets, Non Executive Director Carlton Communications Group PLC, Founder and Treasurer Jagonari Centre, London and many other key positions. She has a vast experience in developing organizational competencies and maximum team efforts." [1]

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  1. Advisory Board, e Worldwide Group, accessed December 11, 2010.