Zerbanoo Gifford

Join us today with our guest Zerbanoo Gifford, Author, human rights campaigner and founder of the ASHA Foundation and Centre. We will be discussing :

– Young Women as Changemakers + How We Can Shape Our Future by Advocating and Sharing the Best of our Cultures, Values and Beliefs

– Reform, progress and change, particularly for women and what areas concerning women and discrimination have progressed over the last 40 years

– Human Rights, anti-slavery and humanitarian work, championing the rights of women, children and minorities – global advances

– How women can change the way of the world – the reality of equality, diversity and positive balance not only in the workplace, but also in organisations, governments and intercultural alliances

Listen to Zerbanoo’s experience, advice and tips on being a changemaker and how to shape the future for us all!



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Zerbanoo Gifford – Author, human rights campaigner and founder of the ASHA Foundation and Centre, Zerbanoo Gifford holds the International Woman of the Year Award 2006 for her humanitarian work, which spans over forty five years of grassroots and global activism. Presented with the Nehru Centenary Award in 1989 for her work championing the rights of women, children and minorities. Pioneer for BAME women in British politics, elected as a councillor in Harrow in 1982 and the first BAME women to stand for parliament. She chaired the Commission ‘Looking into ethnic minority involvement in British Life’ and was a member of the advisory group on Race Relations to the former British Home Secretary. Director of Anti-Slavery International, awarded the Freedom of the City of Lincoln, Nebraska for her work combating modern slavery and racism. Zerbanoo has authored seven books. For her latest ‘Confessions to a Serial Womaniser – Secrets of the worlds Inspirational women’ she was awarded a ‘NESTA (National Endowment of Science Technology and Arts) Fellowship’.


Zerbanoo’s links:

Website: ASHA Foundation and Centre

Biography: Zerbanoo Gifford: An Uncensored Life by Farida Master



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Anna Letitia Cook

Anna Letitia Cook - author, speaker, radio presenter - is passionate about mentoring women in finding clarity and fulfilment in their life choices. She created and became CEO of her first company in the entertainment industry at age 32. Midlife approaching, hungry for a dynamic change, she refocused her experience, founding WomenUP Ltd to help women shape their own future. Creator of the 'SCOPE' and '4Fs' processes for career, fulfilment and holistic success. Author of ‘Unstoppable Goddess: Every Women’s Guide to Freedom, Fulfilment and Success’. UN Women's 2016-2017 Global Champion for Change @ Empower Women. ...On the personal front: Mum, Granny, ‘flattie’ owner, horse lover, ballet fanatic, hiker! Into castle renovations, sculpture, farming, yoga. Drinks tea...