Baroness Sayeeda Warsi

Baroness Sayeeda Warsi

Baroness Sayeeda Warsi has many roles, but is best known for being the first Muslim female to serve in the British Cabinet.

In 2007, she was appointed Shadow Minister for Community Cohesion and was elevated to the House of Lords aged 36, making her the youngest peer in Parliament. In 2010, she was appointed by then-Prime Minister David Cameron as Minister Without Portfolio. The iconic image of her on the steps of No 10 Downing Street wearing a shalwar kameez were beamed around the world.

Sayeeda is now an influential public speaker, addressing large audiences as well as at more intimate gatherings. She has talked at City dinners, women’s networking events and international finance conferences. She is a popular speaker, bringing genuine passion and warmth to every event with humorous and often surprising anecdotes.

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Northern, working-class and Muslim, Sayeeda Warsi represents modern multicultural Britain in all its complexity, and she’s a Conservative. She is on her way to inventing a new type of politics for the looming age of authenticity.
The Daily Telegraph

The best speakers position themselves just outside, not inside, the political mainstream. Therein lies the secret of Baroness Warsi’s success…the closest they have a to a modern-day Margaret Thatcher.
Total Politics

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