Dr. Musarrat Maisha Reza is a lecturer in Biomedical Sciences (Education and Scholarship) and the Race Equality Resource Officer at the College of Medicine and Health at University of Exeter, having previously lectured at the School of Biological Sciences, University of East Anglia. She serves as the Chairperson of the Commonwealth Students’ Association.
She has also been appointed to the Board of Directors of Global Peace Chain to work with young people on a journey towards peace and sustainable development. She serves as a Trustee of the 100 Million campaign, on the Youth Advisory Council of the Youth Skills and Innovation Initiative, is an Associate Fellow of The Royal Commonwealth Society, and a member of the Commonwealth Youth Gender Equality Network. Her advocacy for children’s education led to her appointment as a Global Youth Ambassador for Education at Theirworld. Dr. Reza was invited by the President of the UN General Assembly to speak as a Youth Respondent for the High-Level Sustainable Development Goals Action Event on Education at the UN headquarters in New York. She formulated recommendations on ‘Education for sustainable development and education for global citizenship’.