Founding member and coordinator of Sisters of Frida,  a disabled women’s collective and Culture Access, supporting access, bringing an inclusive edge intersectionally

An access advisor, public speaker, a content writer, secretary of NUJ LIBNM branch. She has written for Media Diversified. On the British Council Disability Advisory Panel and the web team of the International Network of Women with Disabilities.  Co founder of #cripthevoteUK.

recent news (taken part or spoken at)


– 10th International Disability Law Summer School,  Intersectionality in the areas of women, older persons and children with disabilities, Galway (19th June)
Symposium: Feminism, Queer and Neoliberalism – Critique, Complicity and Complexity (June 14th)
Decolonising Sexuality Festival, ‘Disability and Sexuality‘(9th June)
Postgraduate Medical Humanities Conference 2018, University of Exeter (7th June)
– NUS Disabled Students’ Conference, Manchester (3rd May)
Being well :Women of the World Festival at Southbank Centre. (9thMarch)
A Matter of Life and Debt: Women of the World Festival at Southbank Centre (9th March)
Women of the World Festival: a reception at Clarence House to celebrate WOW (8th March)
Oxford Disability Law and Policy Conference 2018 (24th Feb)
History Acts (workshop on disability activism on 20th Feb)
Rethinking Love, Sex & Desire (Consented 20th Jan 2018)

‘How will Brexit Impact Women’s Organisations?’ (Dec 7, 2017)
Meet the Second Source (Dec 5 2017 see Shortlist comment)
Whose Body Whose Space from Around the Toilet Sheffield (Nov 6 2017)
-National Disabled People’s Summit, Hamilton House, London ( Nov4 2017)
-Bringing Women’s Voices into the Heart of Government , Women Resource Centre, House of Common (October 26 2017 )
-Roundtable discussion on women and equalities in the House of Lords. (Oct 16 2017)

Friday Late at the V&A : gal – dem(October 28th, 2016)

in the press

in New York Times: The Real Story Behind Frida Kahlo’s Style, (June 15th, 2018)
in O Globo : Exposição em Londres é criticada por focar na vida pessoal de Frida Kahlo (July  8th, 2018)


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