Rushanara Ali MP

Rushanara Ali MP, APPG on Philanthropy and Social Investment

Prior to her election as Labour MP for Bethnal Green and Bow in 2020, Rushanara Ali was Associate Director of the Young Foundation, where she co-founded UpRising, a national leadership development and employability charity which has helped thousands of young people develop their campaigning and leadership skills. Rushanara also co-founded One Million Mentors, a national online platform to recruit, train and deploy one million mentors to organisations working with young people and co-founded the Social Innovation Exchange which works to connect innovators and social entrepreneurs around the world to collaborate to tackle major social problems.

Rushanara has previously served as a Commissioner on the London Child Poverty Commission; as a board member of Tower Hamlets College; as a Trustee of the Paul Hamlyn Foundation; as a member of the Tate Britain Council and as a member of the Home Office Working Group on Preventing Extremism established after the 7/7 London bombings. She is currently a member of the House of Commons Treasury Select Committee


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Government reflectionsThursday 11:15 AM