Consultancy & Management

Consultancy & Management

Professional Associations, Consultancy and Management Experience

  • Woman Leader, “Equal Press: Promoting Gender Equality in News Media”, MOSAIC project funded by Status of Women Canada, 2017-Present
  • Member, Board of Governors, University of British Columbia 2017-2020
  • Board of Directors, Joint Learning Initiative on Faith & Local Communities, 2016-Present
  • Advisor, Islam, Social Justice, & Inter-religious Engagement (ISJIE) Program, Union Theological Seminary, 2015-Present
  • Editorial Board Member, Journal for the American Academy of Religion (JAAR)
  • Advisor, UN Women, 2015-2017
  • Consultant, Canadian Council for Muslim Women, 2015-2017
  • Consultant, UNO-NYC, 2015-2017
  • Associate Member, Graduate Centre for Theological Studies, Emmanuel College, University of Toronto, 2014-Present
  • Consultant, Federal Bureau of Investigations, 2015
  • Consultant, “Gender and Islam: Contemporary Debates in Muslim Contexts”, Institute for Ismaili Studies Summer Programme on Islam, 2015
  • Dean’s Advisory Committee for Hiring Associate Deans of Research, Academic and Faculty Equity, University of British Columbia, 2015
  • Faculty Advisor, Development Office, University of British Columbia, 2013-2015
  • Campus Safety Committee, University of British Columbia, 2014-15 
  • Consultant, International Divorce Proceedings, District Court Austin, Texas, 2015
  • Consultant, Law Society of Upper Canada, 2014-15
  • Expert Witness, Asylum Case, Tahirih Justice Centre, 2014
  • Reviewer
    • Journal of International Qur’anic Studies Association
    • Journal of Law and Religion
    • Journal of Religious Ethics
    • Comparative Islamic Studies
    • Canadian Journal of Family Law
    • Comparative Islamic Studies
    • Steering Committee Member, The Carter Centre’s Mobilizing Faith for Women Scholars in Action conference 
    • Member Scholar, Musawah: For Equality in the Muslim Family
    • Member, National Women’s Studies Association
    • Shura Council Member, Women’s Islamic Initiative in Spirituality and Equality (WISE), March 2012-present
    • Editorial Board Member, Soundings: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 2012-present 
    • American Academy of Religion
      • Journalism Award Judge, Chair of Judiciary Committee, 2016
      • Member, Committee for the Public Understanding of Religion, 2014-present
      • Steering committee memberQur’an Group, 2012-present
      • Steering committee member, Scriptural Reasoning Program, 2010-present
      • Steering committee member, Contextual Ethics Group, 2009-2012
    • Society for the Study of Christian Ethics
      • Member, 2012-Present
      • Steering committee member, 2011-2012
    • Society for the Study of Muslim Ethics, Program committee member, 2014-Present
    • Scriptural Reasoning in the University, Cambridge University
      • Participant, 2011-present
      • Steering committee member, 2008-2011
    • Collaborator, Islamic and Jewish Legal Reasoning Workshop, 2011-Present
    • Editorial Board Member, Journal of Scriptural Reasoning, 2008-present
    • Advisory Board Member, A Thousand Cities Project, 2011-present

    Policy Papers and Expert Testimony

    • Chaudhry, A and Ahmed, R (2016). “Declaration in the Matter of MAR and AHR v. ARR, MSR, MIR, KRR, HRR, MAR, and Rahman Tyres International (Private) Limited” expert testimony for the District Court of Collin County on Islamic law and the legal code of Pakistan.
    • Chaudhry, A. and Ahmed, R. (2016) “The Islamic Case Against Domestic Violence: A Guidebook for Scholars and Leaders” for the Canadian Council for Muslim Women. (In French)
    • Chaudhry, A. and Ahmed, R. (2015) “Making God’s House a Home? Gender-based Violence and Structural Inequalities” for the Carter Center.
    • Chaudhry, A. and Ahmed R. (2015) “Declaration on Gender Disparity in UAE Law”  in the case of KCS vs. DMS submitted to Travis County Court, Texas, USA.
    • Chaudhry, A. (2014) “Expert Report on Exclusionary Effects of Trinity Western’s Community Covenant” for Law Society of Upper Canada.
    • Chaudhry, A. (2014) “Expert Report on Faith-Based Discrimination in Trinity Western’s Community Covenant” for Law Society of Upper Canada.
    • Chaudhry, A. and Ahmed R. (2014) “Expert Affidavit in the Asylum Case of E.M.M on Ethiopian Family Law” for Tahirih Justice Center.