Hussain Architectural Design invited to House of Lords as leader of women’s empowerment

Saira Hussain from Hussain Architectural Design received an invitation from Baroness Uddin and attended the House of Lords as part of Global Entrepreneurship week.

had-house-of-lords-1Saira holds the position of leader of women’s empowerment at the Global Young Asian Entrepreneurs Network based in London and one of the key organisers of the event.

The event took place at the House of Lords and was hosted by Baroness Uddin, the world famous footballer Edgar Davids was the keynote speaker. The panel discussion focused on ‘creating platforms for future entrepreneurs and global leaders to thrive’, forming community cohesion and opportunities.

Saira started Hussain Architectural Design in a small office in Burnley in 2011 after working some years in practice and completing her degree at Huddersfield University. HAD is now based throughout the UK, including Burnley, Blackburn, Manchester and London.

Having been nominated for more than 20 awards in the last few years, including The Duke of Gloucester Awards, Red Rose Awards and English Asian Business Award, HAD has recently won two awards on the Architecture and Engineering categories for Build Magazine. Whilst juggling all this at her practice, she is currently studying for a PhD part time.