Rabia is an international humanitarian lawyer, retired British Army senior officer, former war crimes and terrorism prosecutor and hostage survivor.
She has undertaken humanitarian aid work in Asia, South America, Europe and the Middle East, for which she was decorated by Queen Elizabeth II.
Her best selling memoir “Equal Justice: My Journey as a Woman, a Soldier and a Muslim” was published by Pan MacMillan in 2013 and work is currently underway to adapt this to a movie. She is currently writing her second book “A Beautiful Revolution”, a book about the power we all have to be the change in our lives and in the world around us.
Rabia is now a multi award winning story teller, inspirational speaker, leadership consultant, media commentator and human rights advocate. Peace, equity and the sustainability of our planet is what drives her.
Rabia will bring her insightful and unique perspective to resilience, trauma and leadership. She is passionate about making the world a better place, giving a voice to the voiceless and lifting up those around her so that they may be the best version of themselves. Consistently striving for personal and professional growth, Rabia’s most rewarding challenge is being a Mum to her triplet sons.