Faiza Shaheen

Researcher, blogger and activist

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Dr Faiza Shaheen is a researcher, blogger and activist. She has published a range of materials related to the most salient social and economic debates of our times, including class, inequality, austerity, immigration, youth unemployment and social mobility.

Faiza is currently the Director of the Centre for Labour and Social Studies (CLASS), a think tank focusing on the impacts of the economy and inequality on everyday lives. She previously was the Head of Inequality and Sustainable Development at Save
the Children UK, and has also held research positions at the New Economics Foundation and Centre for Cities.

Faiza was announced as one of The Guardian's Raising Stars of 2017 following the broad of Will there ever be a Black Prime Minister for BBC Two.


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