The Team 

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Annabel is a theatre maker and drama facilitator who has worked in arts for social change for over 15 years. She co-founded and created award winning projects for female survivors of trafficking and unaccompanied minors. She worked in the Buduburam refugee camp in Ghana with Liberian refugees and in safe houses for women in Uganda, Tanzania and Kenya. She is a Director of Feedback Theatre. 

 

Catherine is a writer and refugee support worker who worked with Annabel at The Buduburam Refugee Camp. She has an MA in Refugee Care, from The Tavistock Clinic and The Centre for Trauma, Asylum and Refugees. She has worked at the Red Cross Refugee Unit in Islington, Save the Children and Room to Heal, providing advocacy, casework and befriending to survivors of human rights abuses. 

 

Joy has lived experience as an asylum seeker and is currently completing a professional childminding course while she runs our busy creche. She has a natural affinity with little kids and lots of experience, including running messy play sessions for the Salvation Army. Joy  is looking forward to qualifying so she can carry on her career as a professional childminder.

 

Patricia provides valuable peer support during the sessions as she has lived experience as a refugee in this country, but now has Leave to Remain. She supports Annabel during the sessions and as a mother of 4 children herself, is hugely welcoming to all the women who come.

 

Non Executive Directors - Susanna Rook, Adaze Ologbosere, Tara Maya Vaughn Spiers.