Tehmina Kazi took up the position of director of British Muslims for Secular Democracy in May 2009. On top of this, she is a freelance consultant for English PEN's "Faith and Free Speech in Schools" project, a trustee of anti-fascist organisation Hope Not Hate, an advisory board member of the Measuring Anti-Muslim Attacks project, a committee member of the newly-formed Inclusive Mosque Initiative, and was a judge of the Accord Coalition's Inclusive Schools Award 2014. She is the Executive Producer of “Hidden Heart,” a documentary about Muslim women who marry non-Muslim men, and was named as one of the BBC's 100 Women in October 2013. Prior to joining BMSD, she was a project officer at the Equality and Human Rights Commission, where she worked on a ground-breaking inquiry into the Human Rights Act and its impact on public service delivery. She also co-organised the first awards ceremony of its kind to acknowledge the achievements of the UK's most powerful Muslim women, which received widespread coverage in the national press.
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