Mandip Sahota

Mandip Sahota

Department of Theology and Religion
Social Inclusion Strategist
Honorary Fellow, Edward Cadbury Centre

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I am a social inclusion strategist, with over twenty years experience across the public, private and third sector. My area of interest is working with partners to develop innovative approaches and solutions - with a particular focus on social mobility, gender equality, faith, and diversity.

Biography

Mandip is a social inclusion strategist, with over twenty years experience in the public, private and third sector. Formerly a Private Secretary at the Foreign & Commonwealth Office, Mandip advised and supported Ministers to deliver global human rights initiatives, with a particular focus on freedom of religion or belief, gender equality, modern slavery and diversity. In 2015, Mandip launched her own management consultancy - specialising in strategic support for organisations working across the social inclusion landscape. Mandip is committed to supporting individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds - mentoring colleagues and young people, and co-creating Sikhs in Government, a cross-Whitehall diversity and inclusion network. Mandip began her career in law, gaining significant portfolio experience in New York. She is currently the Chief Executive of the Baroness Warsi Foundation.

Research

Sikhism and gender equality, Sikhism as a model for social impact.

Other activities

  • Advisory Board: Religion & Media Centre;
  • Advisory Board: ComRes Faith Research Centre.