Alveena Malik


Alveena was Director of the UpRising Leadership Programme and left the Young Foundation in August 2012, she is currently an Adviser to the programme.

Previously Alveena was Principal Associate at the Institute for Community Cohesion (iCoCo) with lead responsibility on Education and Cohesion policy and Intercultural Dialogue. She liaised with national, local government and schools on the role that education can play in bridging cultures, strengthening active citizenship and promoting community cohesion.

Formerly she was also Head of Communities and Integration Policy at the Commission for Racial Equality (CRE) where she led the development of CRE policy on issues of Migration, Segregation, Extremism, Interfaith dialogue and Conflict resolution and mediation.

Alveena has an MSc from SOAS in Development Studies.