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Founding member and director of Sisters of Frida,  a disabled women’s collective and Culture Access, supporting access, bringing an inclusive edge intersectionally.
Trustee of Metro GAD (Greenwich) and NAWO.

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)

2019

Chapter The onset of austerity in the United Kingdom and start of a disability activism published in Global Perspectives on Disability Activism and Advocacy 

Sexual and Reproductive Rights, 11th International Disability Law Summer School (18th June)
Everyday implications of the gender data gap (on the lack of disabled people’s/ disaggregated data). Hosted by Women’s Budget Group, University of Kent (12th June)
Disability + Resistance , Disability+Intersectionality, Kings College London (11th March)
At the Intersection of Activism: Discussions of Gender and Disability, Centering the Margin. Kings College Cambridge (2nd March)
CEDAW review of the UK government, Geneva (26/27th February)
Leading the Movement: Women, Power, & Change : Intersectionality in the Feminist Movement. What is it, why is it important, and how do we achieve it?  (28th January)

2018

Women@ Leadership Day, Dublin (11th December)
 Oxford Women International Society (9th November)
Mentoring for WOW, London Eye (11th October)
ICT4(Dis)Ability: Insights for the Global Disability Summit 2018, (31st July)
– 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)
-In Rosa’s 10 years celebration publication
– 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)

2017
‘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)

2016
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)

 Podcast
podcast about the CEDAW review and the transcript 

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