Born,  live and work in London 
 
EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL TRAINING
 
IN PROGRESS: Working with refugee people and their families (MSc Refugee Care module; October  to December 2020)
The Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust
 
Certificate in English Language Teaching for Adults (CELTA)
Westminster and Kingsway College
 
MSc Counselling Studies  – distinction; dissertation 90%
Counselling and Psychotherapy in Scotland (COSCA) Certificate in Counselling Skills
The University of Edinburgh
 
BA (Hons) Fine Art Sculpture
BTEC Diploma Foundation Studies in Art & Design
Wimbledon College of Art, University of the Arts London
 
Postgraduate Certificate in Arts Administration
University of Roehampton, London
 
BSc (Hons) Physiology
The University of Manchester
 
MEMBERSHIP & VOLUNTARY WORK
 
English for Action Teaching Assistant. May 2019 – present. Class of Bengali women, employing participatory ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages), a critical pedagogy – currently online, owing to the COVID-19 pandemic. 
 
Cancer Control in Low and Middle-Income Countries Steering Committee. 2018 – 2020. Organises annual international conference at The Royal Society of Medicine, London. 
 
PROJECTS
 
2019 – 2021
Global cancer art project  [On hold due to COVID-19 pandemic] – producer.
 
2010-2011
Classroom refurbishment and mural, Yanamilla Prison, Ayacucho, Peru – producer & artist.
 
2007
Half-Seen, group exhibition, La Viande, London – producer; secured £5k in sponsorship from J. Lindeberg.
There Will Never Be Another Time, Aida Street Gallery, London – artist-curator.
 
GROUP EXHIBITIONS
 
2008
Degree Show: Fine Art Sculpture, Wimbledon College of Art.
The Nothing and the Nothingness – a Happening by Matthew Lee Knowles, Louise T. Blouin Institute, London.
 
2007
There Will Never Be Another Time, Aida Street Gallery, London.
Park 07. Curated by Terry Smith, Cannizaro Park, London.
Knitting Circle. South Wimbledon Underground station, London. Art on the Underground (formerly Platform for Art) commission; collaboration between Wimbledon College of Art students and Morden Women’s Institute.