I have been teaching a diverse range of law modules at both Westminster Business School and Westminster Law School since 2007. Apart from my teaching roles, I am also involved in other significant activities in Westminster, I am the current co-chair of Women of Westminster (WOW) a women’s network which lobbies for gender equity and promotes diversity and inclusivity, it is open to all colleagues to join. I am also the Equality Officer for UCU and support colleagues with equality issues at work and I am a committee member of the EDI (Equality Diversity and Inclusion) Committee. The purpose of the EDI Committee is to make recommendations to the University Executive Board with regard to the strategic direction, priorities and objectives for EDI at the University; to support university-wide engagement with EDI; and to help enable the development and delivery of EDI programmes of work and action plans. I also sit on the Mitigating Circumstances (MC) Review Board for WBS.
I have an LL.B (Hons) and an LL.M (Hons) Law in Development from the University of Warwick and a PGCertHE and am a fellow of the HEA. I am an accredited family mediator, trained from the ADRg which is a leading authority in mediation and other dispute resolution techniques. I have an accredited Chaplaincy certificate and also a certificate of completion for the Green Dot Training. Green Dot is an active bystander training programme for colleagues and students focusing on sexual abuse, domestic abuse, and harassment. I also teach law at Kings College London at the Business School.
I was the project lead for a recent QHT funded project working in collaboration with WBS undergraduate students and the Marylebone Project (homeless charity for women) which was a great success.The project was covered on the University homepage: https://www.westminster.ac.uk/news/westminster-business-school-students-team-up-with-local-charity-to-help-homeless-women-develop
My research interests are gender equity in the workplace and obstructions faced by the international refugee community. I am the Area Convenor for Watford and Three Rivers for Herts Welcomes Refugees (HWR) which provides a range of assistance and support to refugees and asylum seekers across the county to complement that provided by local councils and the Refugee Council's Hertfordshire Resettlement Project.