Moderator - EU analyst and commentator
Shada Islam is a Brussels-based EU analyst and commentator who is a leading expert on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. She runs her own company, New Horizons Project, is a Senior Advisor at several think tanks and also Editor-in-Chief of the EUObserver Magazine. Shada is Visiting Professor at the College of Europe (Natolin Campus) and contributes to several international publications including EUObserver, the Guardian and East Asia Forum. In 2017, Politico identified her as one of Brussels' most influential women.