“A beautiful marriage is a sanctuary for our flawed selves whilst inspiring us to be our best”
Salma Yaqoob is a well known public figure. She’s former leader of a political party which won seats in UK’s national and local elections.
Harper’s Bazaar magazine named her in the top thirty list of women influencing Britain. In 2009, Salma Yaqoob was included in the Muslim Women Power List run by the Equality and Human Rights Commission in association with The Times newspaper.
The Guardian newspaper named her as “The most prominent Muslim woman in British public life” As a public speaker she has addressed millions at rallies for peace and justice, as well as appearing regularly on the BBC as a commentator on politics.
She is a qualified psychotherapist and works as Senior Manager at the Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust. In April 2014 she was appointed Independent Chair of the Stakeholder Council of Birmingham South Central Clinical Commissioning Group.
She has received numerous awards, including an Honorary Doctorate from Birmingham City University for services to public life in January 2015.