Yasmin Alibhai-Brown is a journalist who has written for The Guardian, Observer, The New York Times, Time Magazine, Newsweek, The Evening Standard, The Mail and other newspapers and has been a weekly columnist on The Independent. She is also a respected pundit, radio and television broadcaster and appears on key political and cultural programmes. She has been consulted by various institutions and businesses on race and gender equality and has advised politicians, peers and ministers, including PM David Cameron, on diversity and inclusion policies in Britain’s complex democracy. She has won prestigious journalism awards and has been awarded several honorary doctorates and is a visiting professor at three universities.
She has authored several books including her autobiography No Place Like Home, which was an account of a rootless migrant, True Colours on the role of government on racial attitudes, Who Do We Think We Are? which focused on the state of the British nation, After Multiculturalism, a critique of multicultural policies in a globalised future. Her book The Settler’s Cookbook, was a groundbreaking food memoir on East African Asians and her last book Exotic England brings alive the untold story of the east in England.