IAB marks Women’s Day at Edgbaston

Reception for 150 guests hears top speakers from business and media

An Institute of Asian Businesses’ event to celebrate International Women’s Day attracted nearly 150 guests. Held at Edgbaston cricket ground, guest speakers included Sajna Rahman, operations excellence manager at leading facilities management company Sodexo, and former BBC presenter Suzanne Virdee. The reception was also addressed by IAB president Saqib Bhatti. Guests were treated to a virtuoso violin performance by Melika Queely.

Photography by Jas Sansi


  1. Danny Maskell, Laura Crofts, Chloe Hill, Anisha Patel, Ed McCabe
  2. Samina Rahman, Bilkis Ali, Dr Haseena Lockhat
  3. Dal Dhaliwal, Gurpreet Bachu, Karen Kaur
  4. Ellie Bekalo, Sam Wilson, Nikki Fryer
  5. Alison Bradley, Lakhbir Singh, Pardip Phull
  6. Shaun Hindley, Sunil Adbbi, David Darlaston
  7. Juree Chidwick, Hema Chauhan, Leah Naipul
  8. David Tomalin, Sara Burns, Helen Dyke, Stephanie Wall
  9. Sam Watts, Serena Tutt