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
  • 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
  • Editorial Board Member, Journal for the American Academy of Religion (JAAR)
  • Advisor, UN Women, 2015-Present
  • Consultant, Canadian Council for Muslim Women, 2015-Present
  • Consultant, UNO-NYC, 2015-Present
  • 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) “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.