Assalaamu alaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuhu my dear brothers. sisters and friends!
Sarah Joseph OBE was CEO and Editor of the Muslim lifestyle magazine emel
and commentator on British Muslims
. She converted to Islam at the age of 16 in 1988 after being brought up as a Catholic. Sarah Joseph was awarded an OBE in 2004 for services to interfaith dialogue and the promotion of women's rights
In 2010 she was listed as one of the world’s 500 most influential Muslims by Georgetown University's The Prince Al-Waleed Bin Talaal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding
and Royal Islamic Strategic Studies Centre of Jordan
; and in 2006 as one of the UK’s 100 most powerful Muslims in the Muslim Power 100
by Carter Anderson.
This is her remarkable story, in her own words.