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Toronto’s Sauga Culture QTBIPOC event - A short story reading

I was asked to read a short story at a QTBIPOC night in Mississauga, Toronto. I read a story about my dad, nostalgia and your connection to your body.

MagNet - North America's largest magazine conference

I gave a speech and was part of a panel for MagNet in Toronto, where I was flown out to discuss how I harness communities and reach a niche audience.

Q&A with director of Bollywood film Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga

I co-hosted a Q&A with director Shelly Chopra Dhar of the first big Bollywood blockbuster that centres a lesbian romance.

Asian Woman Festival - A Festival of Identity, Birmingham

I spoke on panel talks about ‘What it means to be a British Asian woman’ and ‘Anti-blackness and Colourism’ for the Asian Woman Festival in Birmingham.

Changing the Narrative - Fawcett Society & Funny Women

For IWD 2019, I spoke about women in the comedy for Fawcett Society & Funny Women, with Kirstie Swain, Lynne Parker & Ayesha Hazarika at Groucho Club.

London College of Communication - Voices In Publishing

I spoke at LCC about publishing, independent businesses, collaborating and working with other ethnic minorities to tell our shared and different stories.

Battersea Arts Centre - Homophobic Bullying

I chaired a panel with Stonewall's Josh Bradlow, Attitude Magazine's Cliff Joannou and Diva Magazine's Linda Riley - talking about homophobic bullying in schools, with families & online, off the back of Ad Inifinitum’s play ‘No Kids’.

Bush Theatre - An Adventure 'Generational Love'

I chaired a panel at Bush Theatre for Vinay Patel’s play ‘An Adventure’, discussing generational love and how it affects our ideas of romantic love now.

Unread Magazine 'Pockets of Inspiration'

I hosted Unread magazine's panel talk for their event 'Pockets of Inspiration', talking to Jay Richards from DivInc, Lara & Tiffany from Brush & Bubbles and writer Daniel Ingram-Brown about starting new business for young creatives.

Cambridge University - BOBBA Exhibition

I spoke at Cambridge University about the exhibition my magazine put on in London called The Beauty of Being British Asian, with three other artists from the show - Zain Haider Awan, Jasmin Sehra, Jamal Mehmood.

Oxford University - The Diaspora Experience

Off the back of the success of my magazine’s exhibition The Beauty of Being British Asian, I held a talk at Oxford University, discussing the nuances of a diaspora experience. With myself, I brought along two artists from the exhibition Zain Haider Awan and Amani Saeed.