Education and Peace Activist
On the 16th December 2014, Peshawar Pakistan Ahmad Nawaz’s life was changed forever when he was shot by the Taliban. 150 Students were brutally massacred that day along with teachers and educationalists. Amongst the massacred, Harris Nawaz, Ahmad’s brother was also murdered. Ahmad was seriously injured in the attack but survived, and once recovered started his campaign for education, peace and youth awareness around the world.
Ahmad’s portfolio has included work with the Anne Frank Trust, World Merit, Home Office, United Nations, Oxford Foundation and Mayor office of London, countering extremism and promoting peace. His achievements include ‘Young Person of the Year’ award in the UK and Europe; Award for Bravery and Resilience, Government of Pakistan; Honorary Lifetime Ambassador, Anne Frank Trust; Young Upstander Award, No2Hatecrime 2018; and Special Recognition Award by the Mayor of London.