Portrait of Alom Shaha

Alom Shaha

Alom Shaha was born in Bangladesh but grew up in London. A teacher, science writer, and film-maker, he has spent most of his professional life trying to share his passion for science and education with the public.

Alom has produced, directed, and appeared in a number of television programmes for broadcasters such as the BBC, and has received fellowships from the National Endowment for Science, Technology, and the Arts (NESTA) and the Nuffield Foundation. He has represented his community as an elected politician and volunteered at a range of charitable organisations.

He teaches at a comprehensive school in London and writes for a number of print and online publications, including The Guardian. He is the author of The Young Atheist’s Handbook. Visit him online at www.alomshaha.com or www.facebook.com/YoungAtheistsHandbook.