Bana Gora

Bana Gora has over twenty years of experience working in the charitable and not for profit sector such as domestic violence services in Keighley and the Joseph Rowntree Foundation. She has been involved with social policy and community engagement on a local and national level and has worked directly with ethnically and religiously diverse communities, and marginalised groups.

Bana is currently the CEO of the Muslim Women’s Council, an organisation established in 2009 to represent the views of Muslim women from across the UK. The Muslim Women’s Council plan to build the first women-led mosque in the UK.

The Guardian, Meet Bana Gora, the woman planning Britain’s first female-managed mosque