Faiths Forum of London:
Dr. Sayed Ammar Nakshawani is committed to strengthening interfaith relations and has played an integral role in empowering young people to be change makers. Dr. Nakshawani is currently an interfaith consultant at Faiths Forum in London, a community charity representing and empowering nine major faiths traditions. He recently led on the My Voice Project, which sought to equip young people with the knowledge and skills to amplify their voices to be heard more effectively. He developed the program, which included creating course content and curriculum.
Furthermore, he led on a five-day bespoke program during National Democracy Week which brought together young people to promote and engage with senior policymakers, and Government bodies. He has also helped develop further community cohesion projects such as Turn to Love, which is a campaign to bring together people of all backgrounds to amplify and spread messages of peace, love and unity in times of crisis.
He demonstrated strong leadership qualities and is both a diligent and insightful individual with excellent communication and people skills.
Inter and Intra-faith dialogue: UMAA seeks to build coalitions and partnerships with adherents of other faiths and sects. UMAA’s interfaith efforts have included Ramadan joint iftar services, joint prayer services and joint press releases. In February, 2015 UMAA hosted a session wherein a hundred American Muslims and American Buddhists gathered in Washington to hear the Dalai Lama speak about the concept of service with Sheikh Fadhil al-Sahlani , UMAA special ambassador Sayed Ammar Nakshawani and other Muslim and religious leaders