Talat Yaqoob is an independent consultant currently working on projects related to migrants’ rights, public attitude change and workplace culture change. She is the Co-Founder and Chair of Women 5050, the national campaign for fair representation of women in politics and on public boards.
Talat has worked in the third sector for over twelve years, including leading Scotland’s national expert organisation on women’s participation in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. She has managed projects on a range of issues including, mental wellbeing and tackling stigma, education rights and tackling violence against women. She has significant experience in strategic planning, campaigning and public affairs.