Nazia Ali

Head of International | Social Enterprise Academy | Scotland

Nazia leads a growing network of social enterprise Hubs across the UK, Asia-Pacific, and Africa, working closely with each Hub team to understand local markets and contextualise Academy learning programmes to support social change-makers. Nazia has worked across Universities in the UK in the field of social entrepreneurship. She has supported early-stage social entrepreneurs and has developed programmes to support the scale and growth of social entrepreneurs in low-income regional areas in the UK. Before joining the Academy, Nazia spearheaded the development of the Social Impact Lab, a year-long programme for Oxford MBA’s focussed on practitioner-based learning in the curriculum and outside of it, at the Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship. Nazia is a Global Shaper with the World Economic Forum and has spent some time improving access to education in refugee camps in Lebanon for Palestinian refugees.