Cecily joined Forward Thinking as an intern in February 2023.

Prior to joining Forward Thinking, she studied Theology at the University of Edinburgh, where she developed particular interest in Islamic Theology and the role of religion in peacebuilding processes.

Cecily supports programmes facilitating dialogue between high-level officials and parliamentarians in the Gulf-MENA region and Europe. She works with the Programme Manager to support the Women’s Parliamentarian Network.