Dr. Naeema Pasha Takes the Helm as Director of Research at MKAI
Milton Keynes, England, 31 MAY 2023
MKAI.Org is thrilled to welcome Dr. Naeema Pasha to the MKAI Leadership Team as Director of Research.
MKAI.org is delighted to welcome Dr. Naeema Pasha to their Leadership Team as the Director of Research. Naeema’s appointment is expected to invigorate MKAI’s research agenda, with her deep knowledge of behavioural science for sustainable and inclusive leadership and her expertise in promoting equitable AI.
With a notable background, she brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to her new role. She is the founder of the Institute for the World of Work at Henley Business School, where she has focused on studying the profound trends impacting individuals and workplaces, including the essential skills and mindset necessary for embracing AI.
Naeema’s insights have been shared through various esteemed publications such as Forbes, People Management Magazine, and BBC WorkLife. Additionally, she currently serves on the editorial board of HR World magazine.
Beyond her impressive publications, Naeema has co-authored the book “Futureproof Your Career: How to Lead and Succeed in a Changing World” and has been recognized as one of the top 50 worldwide influencers on AI ethics by Ifpc-online. Her remarkable contributions to the field of HR have also earned her the 11th position on the Global Top Thinkers list by HR Magazine. Furthermore, Naeema is a Leadership Coach and Principal Practitioner with the Association of Business Psychologists, highlighting her dedication to fostering professional development.
Driven by her passion for fostering equity, responsibility, and well-being in the workplace, Naeema firmly believes in the power of ethical AI and purpose-driven business strategies to support these objectives. Her work aims to empower individuals to unleash their full potential at work while helping organizations harness the talents of their workforce. Through her research, she exemplifies that when diverse individuals from varied backgrounds, identities, and perspectives come together, they create more innovative, productive, and forward-thinking organizations.
Outside of her professional pursuits, Naeema is a self-proclaimed foodie who takes pleasure in cooking with fresh ingredients for her family and friends. She also displays a keen interest in promoting sustainability and diversity within the realms of fashion and beauty trends. Recently, she has taken up swimming at the local pool, although the challenge of rising early in the morning continues to test her determination.
Richard Foster-Fletcher, MKAI Executive Chair, is quoted as saying, “I am truly humbled and honoured to appoint Dr Naeema Pasha as our esteemed Director of Research at MKAI. Her extensive knowledge, exceptional skills, and expertise will undoubtedly be a tremendous asset to our mission of fostering a kinder, fairer, and sustainable world through inclusive technologies. Naeema, a warm and enthusiastic welcome aboard to MKAI! I am truly thrilled to collaborate with you and embark on this remarkable journey towards building a brighter and more inclusive future.”
The addition of Dr. Naeema Pasha to the MKAI Leadership Team marks a significant milestone in the pursuit of pioneering research and development in the AI field. With her exceptional expertise and unwavering dedication to promoting sustainable and inclusive leadership, Naeema is poised to make a lasting impact on advancing MKAI’s mission to create a more equitable and responsible future.
I am truly humbled and honoured to appoint Dr Naeema Pasha as our esteemed Director of Research at MKAI. Her extensive knowledge, exceptional skills, and expertise will undoubtedly be a tremendous asset to our mission of fostering a kinder, fairer, and sustainable world through inclusive technologies.
Richard Foster-Fletcher, Executive Chair at MKAI.Org
MKAI is the responsible AI community that engages in open-minded conversation, events and crowdsourced projects around artificial intelligence themes such as; ethics, inclusivity, privacy and sustainability. It attracts people from different walks of life, with different experiences, driving its strength and impact from its diversity and inclusiveness.