Laura Marks OBE

Founder of Mitzvah Day and Co-Chair of Nisa-Nashim

Laura is the Founder and Chair of Mitzvah Day, the UK's biggest faith-based day of social action. She was elected Senior Vice President of the Board of Deputies of British Jews in 2012 and held the position until May 2015. She chaired the government’s inter faith project – A Year of Service and is now Advisor to the new Sadaqa Day, the Muslim version of Mitzvah Day. Laura was awarded an OBE in the Queen’s New Years’ Honours list for her work building interfaith relationships.