In Conversation With….Dr Halima Begum

In Conversation With …Dr Halima Begum: Race and Housing, a fairer future? 


Dr Halima Begum, Director of the Runnymede Trust, will be talking about how racial inequality and housing have interacted during the pandemic, and what we should do to give ourselves a more positive future.

Dr Begum joined Runnymede in 1998 as a young researcher on the Commission on the Future of Multi-Ethnic Britain, before taking up positions with Action Aid and the LSE Centre for Civil Society. She has also held senior leadership positions with a range of influential organisations, including First Secretary with the Department for International Development (DFID), Director of the British Council in Asia, and Vice President of the LEGO Foundation.

Dr Begum’s experience spans sectors including education, human rights, public health, the environment, and post-conflict reconstruction. She is also a board member of the Labour Campaign for Human Rights, and sits on the TUC Anti-Racism Taskforce.

Register for the event here.