Dr Saher Ahmed
Head of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
Genome Research Ltd
Saher has 15 years of experience working in the area of EDI and co-ordinates the Wellcome Genomes Campus’ EDI activity, ‘Equality in Science’ programme. In her role, Saher is responsible for influencing and making changes to policies, practices and provisions that disproportionately disadvantage people according to their gender and other protected characteristics.
Saher has led and set-up national projects in the area of EDI and worked with schools, teachers, universities and employers. A physicist by background, Saher has first-hand experiences of the challenges of navigating a career in science.