Sarah Joseph is a writer and a broadcaster and lectures on Islam both within the UK and internationally. Sarah converted to Islam as a teenager after being brought up as a Catholic.
Sarah Joseph is the daughter of an accountant and a modelling-agency owner mother. Her mother, Valerie Askew, ran the successful Askew’s Modelling Agency. Joseph describes herself as having “grew up in a world where everyone was slim and beautiful.” Joseph was educated at St George’s School, Hanover Square, Mayfair and St Thomas More School, Sloane Square, Chelsea. Her undergraduate degree was in the Department of Theology and Religious Studies, King’s College London. Sarah converted to Islam at the age of 16.