|Name||Rana El Azab|
|Lived in Canterbury |
or it’s surroundings for
|More than Two Years|
|About||Resident in UK since 14 years and in Canterbury since 6 years. Was executive secretary to an unregistered small organisation in North West Kent 2010-2013. Founded and headed a weekend Arabic and Islamic learning school in Dartford 2011-2013. Trustee of the same school 2014 till now. Active in Canterbury community from being part of PTA in my children’s schools; helping and organising events to helping in Canterbury mosque school visits, boot sale and giving talks about Islam in primary and secondary schools. Been organising iftar gathering since 6 years and won’t stop. I paused my carrier as a medical doctor for 12 years to look after my family. My eldest is 18 and youngest is 15. Just returned back to work a year ago. Wherever I go, my goal is to get the Muslim community together regardless of country of origin, age or gender.|
|Why interested in applying for this position||I have a fair experience in organisations work and set up. And I helped Canterbury mosque on different occasions and helped in fundraising. I was impressed with the history of the institution, the work done and the efforts put in. I believe I will be a very useful asset to the Muslim community when I am part of Canterbury mosque. I will help to the best of my ability, give my voice and contribute to the development, unity and integration of the Muslim community and its youth.|
|2 objectives to achieve in the next 12 months||Bond new generations with the mosque; start youth clubs for both boys and girls and weekend activities for kids|
Promote the role of the mosque in da’awa and increasing awareness of the true Islam.
|Planning to approve the results of the advisory elections for the Board of Trustees ?||Yes, I commit to approve the results of the advisory elections|
|In case you didn’t win the position(s) you are running for, do you want to be considered as a candidate to be selected as Co-opted member (The elected executive committee has the right to appoint three co-opted members )?||Yes|
|I’m nominating myself as:||Independent Candidate|
|Conflict of Interest||Yes|
Brother Ishtiaq’s office has been my husband’s accountant for 9 years.