“My experience with HAD is fantastic and I am extremely proud of the organisation. Islamic Relief Worldwide established HAD based on our cumulative experience and knowledge, which was gathered from our operations globally. It brings together the learning and insights from across our humanitarian and development activities. along with input from other colleagues and professionals with whom we work and has a vital role to play in keeping Islamic Relief fit for the future and providing the highest quality services and support to people around the world. I think one of the most important services that HAD delivers, and one which [...]
"The bringing together of the minds and experience but most importantly the hearts of all of the board directors from around the world and bringing them to one place helped us to have a unity and purpose, a unity of mind a unity of values which is so important for Islamic Relief’s growth as an organisation."
“I loved that the programme gave me the opportunity to interact with different leaders from across the IR family and I got to learn from them and their experience. That was a really great opportunity. Outside of that the programme is very interactive and so it wasn’t just a lecture style, but we got to apply what we were learning and really engaging and interesting activities and so that really made it an amazing experience.”
“Gathering executives and board members at the same time, it’s very important to unite the understanding of all stakeholders within the organisation.”
“I find that especially when we planned and did the case study as a group, that was where all the real learning came in. Having the different trustees and CEOs from different countries come together was amazing to see as we can learn from each other and achieve our goals together.”