Team & Board Members

Aaina Staff

A'isha Khan
Chief Executive - 
A'isha has been with Aaina since 2000 and has seen the organisation grow from a small Women's Group to a highly regarded and reputable provision that is focused on meeting the evolving needs of local women from disengaged communities. A'isha oversees the operational and strategic management for both Aaina and Iqra supplementary School, a registered charity that she founded in 2005 after identifying a lack of provision for children and young people in the locality. A'isha also has an interest in the law and has been sitting as a Tribunal Member for the Charity Tribunal at the GRC since 2008

Ashma Dihider
Project Officer - 
Ashma is a motivated individual with over 18 years of experience working in the voluntary sector and leads on Intergenerational delivery. She supports individuals and groups to address isolation and social exclusion through an engaging programme that includes creative arts & crafts, healthy living, supporting volunteers, organising day trips and delivering the Tackling Money Worries project. Ashma also provides support to women who are living with domestic abuse who are not ready to leave. Ashma is fluent in Bangla / Sylheti and can converse quite easily in Urdu and Hindi.

Nazmeen Gulzar -  ESOL Tutor - delivering basic, advanced and intermediate classes at the Hub, along with conversational English, book club and creative writing to instil a passion for learning English in Women who are beginners. Delivered in partnership with The City Wolverhampton College.

Zahara Hussain - Administration & Monitoring Officer 

Tasmiah Jabin - Girls Youth Worker

Rehana and Hena Ali - Sessional Workers 

Kick Start Placements  - Reception and Social Media Worker, Support Officer 

Education & Training Officer- Vacant 

In Process of Recruitment contact info@aainahub for further information

Aaina Board Members/Trustees

Maureen Lewis  - Chair 

Sylvia Dembedza - Treasurer

Mumtaz Begum - Walsall Business Owner

Gazala Shaikh - Diabetes Educator NHS - Trustee

Pamy Sandhu  - Co-opted - West Midlands Police

Insha Yasin - Trustee 

Ursula Walker - Board Member

Sam Kousar - Board Member

Mrs Jaswinder Kaur Thandi - Trustee
Service User Representative - Retired Post Mistress/Teacher


Sadia Yasar - Project Officer 

Shamsun Nahar - Supplementary School Lead

Aneesah, Maham, Mohsin, Zarida - Sessional Workers 

Iqra Board Members/Trustees

Mumtaz Begum - Chair - Owner of Simplicity Laser & Skin Rejuvenation  

A'isha Khan - Founder / Treasurer - Trustee

Sam Kousar - Primary Health Care - Trustee

Insha Yasin - Trustee

Ferdous Salim - Primary Health Care

Tanveer Hanif - Board Member 

Sylvia Dembedza - Secretary 

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