Start date with DI: October 2019
Where I am based: London, UK
What I do: I provide advice, support and direction to Development Initiatives in my role as Board Member.
Previous experience: I am the founding director of On Our Radar, the non-profit communications agency for unheard communities. We create new channels and opportunities for people on the margins of society worldwide to share news and insight. Prior to founding On Our Radar, I worked for several years with a humanitarian organisation supporting health and advocacy programmes in Palestine and the refugee camps of Lebanon before retraining as a multimedia journalist with the NCTJ. I won the Guardian International Development Journalism Award in 2010 and featured in Journalism.co.uk's list of top female innovators in digital media in 2013. I am an associate of the UNAOC Intercultural Leaders Network and the BMW Responsible Leaders Network.