Amineh Hoti

Director, Centre for Dialogue and Action

Amineh Hoti wants to see peace education, positivity and a love for humanity as part of every stage of education. She is the Executive Director of the Centre for Dialogue & Action (CD&A) founded at the University of Cambridge. CD&A has designed innovative courses on peace education and she continues to promote peace education in South Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and in the US. She has been director of four peace centre’s – two in the UK and two in Pakistan. Her dream is to build a school and college for peace education to cultivate positive global citizens. Here are comments about her work: “Dr. Hoti is an outstanding pioneer in the study and teaching of interfaith relations. Her work is crucial in our understanding and in fostering better relations.” Dr. Edward Kessler, University of Cambridge, UK. “I believe she is an excellent ambassador of peace, interfaith and human rights – she is a credit to all faiths and to the world community.” Dr. James Shera, MBE, Sitara Pakistan, Former Mayor of Rugby, UK. “Dr. Hoti’s unwavering commitment and personal peace in (her) work reminds me of great leaders like Gandhi, Nelson Mandela and Martin Luther King Jr., I am so privileged to know her.” Eileen Kugler, USA Editor Innovative Voices in Education; Engaging Diverse Communities (2012).