Aamirah Patel

Aamirah Patel

Youth trustee
Restless Development

Aamirah Patel is a campaigns coordinator at RESULTS UK and began her journey in youth participation from the age of 13 as a deputy member of the UK Youth Parliament; she still remains driven to create change.

She volunteers with MADE, a Muslim-led movement of young people who want to see their community lead the fight against global poverty and injustice, having also served as a member of the Oxfam National Youth Board and in previous years. She spends her spare time working with the grassroots and pursuing causes she is passionate about.

Having graduated with a BA in History from the University of Kent, with a focus on the history of global health, she began her journey with Restless Development as an ICS volunteer in February 2015, working in rural South Africa.

Twitter: @AamirahPa



Youth for Change panellists
3 March 2017
A young trustee at Restless Development discusses why boards should have a diverse range of people and skillsets