Shehla Khan

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Dr Shehla Khan BA, PGCE, MBA, PHD

Lecturer & Level 4 Coordinator SKFWP

Tel: 01792 481176

Lecturer and Coordinator for Skills For Work Place Program within Swansea Business School in Institute of Health and Management. My responsibilities include Teaching, Marketing, Admissions, Inductions, Monitoring attendance and Personal tutor.

Lecturer on BA Leadership and Management in Critical Thinking and Project Management Modules, and arranging placement opportunities for students to gain industry experience.

Lecture on level 7 Postgraduate MBA and part of the Supervisory Team for DBA.

Academic Champion of Enterprise for Business Faculty.

Prior to starting my role in UWTSD, I have worked in Management over 19 years in Minority Ethnic Women’s Network and Ethnic Youth Support Team (EYST). I have also worked as Domestic Abuse Coordinator for Swansea Council.

I had developed and delivered bespoke Diversity training programs and ran my own training company with my partner for over three years.

  • Chair Person - Ethnic minorities and youth Team Wales
  • Member of Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Communities, Contributions and Cynefin in the New Curriculum Working Group


  • MBA
  • Intercultural Leadership in an Age of Globalisation
  • Change & Stability Management

Undergraduate Modules

  • Professional Career Development
  • Academic and Employability Skills
  • Effective Teamworking and Communication Skills
  • Problem-solving and Decision making Skills
  • Managing Enterprise in 21st Century
  • Digital and Research Skills
  • Developing Critical Thinking in the Workplace
  • Managing Projects in Work Place

My pedagogical research interests relate to:

  • Gender empowerment and representation in  Islam
  • Intersectionality of BAME women in lived experiences in Geographies of Spaces & Places
  • Identity and Belonging of BAME young people in Wales
  • BAME women in Management and leadership
  • BAME representation in Entrepreneurship

A founding career in Management in the voluntary sector specifically focussing on Black Minority Ethnic communities.

Dedicated to creating and delivering  Diversity Training across Wales and England in various organisations. Trustee and volunteer position held in BAME voluntary organisations.

  • Experience of successfully delivering diversity training covering aspects around Equal opportunities; Forced marriages; Honour based violence; Islamophobia; Engaging with the minority Ethnic community
  • Consultancy support on the representation of BAME and gender-specific projects across various sectors

I am currently working on publishing findings  from my PHD thesis based around Ideneity and Belonging – looking at Intersectional identities for young Muslim women in Wales

Through my previous work as a manager in Women’s and Youth organisation, I have been invited to be a guest speaker in several conferences run by Voluntary sector, Universities and Welsh Government on the issue relating to Gender, Equality, and access for Minority Ethnic communities.