Lady Mayoress - Miss Bushra Bi
The Lady Mayoress is the Lord Mayor’s daughter.
Although not born here, the Lady Mayoress has lived in Birmingham since the age of three. Whilst at school she was always keen to help others and coordinated many charity fundraising events on behalf of Amnesty International; Comic Relief and The Somalia Relief Charity - work that helped to develop her organisational skills.
The Lady Mayoress studied at The University of Wolverhampton and gained a BA (HONS), followed by a Master’s Degree at Birmingham City University.
Bushra has had a number of jobs in retail and offices, including recruitment, the National Blood Service and Solihull Job Centre. She is currently working on her debut novel.
The Lady Mayoress has been involved in politics since 2005 and is at present the Women’s Officer of her local Labour Party and also Vice Chair of the Labour Party Women’s Forum.
She is looking forward to supporting her father throughout his year of office.
Interests: Bushra’s interests include diversity, equality, women’s rights, film, media and culture.
Dietary Requirements: Halal or vegetarian. No alcohol.