Ms. Sarah Joseph, OBE
CEO and Editor, Emel Magazine
Sarah Joseph is the CEO and founding editor of Emel, the premier Muslim Lifestyle brand. By her creation of Emel she fundamentally formed the concept of Muslim Lifestyle, creating a seismic shift in the way Muslims were perceived and marketed to.
Sarah has made numerous media appearances including the BBC, CNN and Al-Jazeera. She has also appeared on the Doha Debates. Sarah has written for international newspapers including UK’s The Times and The Guardian, and scripted and recorded for a variety of BBC and independent radio productions. She has a regular slot on the BBC’s most listened to radio show, the Chris Evans Breakfast.
She was also a member of the Downing Street delegation in the aftermath of the July 2005 London bombings and was a member of the Home Office Task Force on extremism following on from that. She has been called in as an expert on contemporary Muslim life to numerous bodies and lectured at events across the world. Sarah was awarded an OBE in the June 2004 Queen’s Birthday Honour’s List for services to inter-faith dialogue and the promotion of women’s rights.