Dr. Angela Misra
Deputy Chief Executive and Co-Founder of The Unity Initiative
Dr. Angela Misra is the deputy chief executive and co-founder of The Unity Initiative (TUI), a specialist intervention consultancy based in the UK that focuses on rehabilitating individuals convicted of terrorist offences; training prison, probation, and police staff; tackling absolutist mindsets in the wider community; and advising governments on countering-extremism strategies.
Angela works one-to-one rehabilitating female offenders, as well as British women who spent time with the Islamic State in Syria. A convert to Islam and a registered NHS doctor, Angela co-founded TUI with her husband, Usman Raja, in 2009 and has worked at the grassroots level, tackling issues such as physical/emotional/sexual/domestic abuse, honour violence, violent extremism, and hate crimes. She has advised the UK Department of Education on issues relating to Islamic education.