Dr. Jemilah Mahmood is a medical doctor and fellow of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. She is also an outstanding teacher with a reservoir of knowledge and experience in coaching, teaching and motivating people to give back to society.
Dr. Jemilah’s success is based on several pillars, she has dedicated herself entirely to serving humanity. She is one of the rare Muslim women who have broken through the humanitarian world’s glass ceiling and helped to redefine women’s roles and responsibilities. Her focus, passion, energy and experience – involving crises in places like Kosovo, Iran, Iraq, Palestine, Sudan, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Myanmar, Sri Lanka and Indonesia – have led to astounding results in the field. Having proven to herself and the world that her forte is humanitarian work, Dr. Jemilah embodies the finest humanistic qualities with her distinctive leadership style, courage, flexibility, altruism, selflessness, pragmatism, steadfastness and dedication to serving others.