I graduated from King’s College London and have also completed MSc Public Health at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.
I have worked in the NHS in clinical roles as a midwife and in management roles over the past 20 years, as well as the third sector in the UK and Afghanistan.
I am a Research Midwife working in the Maternal and Child Health Research Centre on the “Enhancing Antenatal Care” study.
I am also a doctoral student at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, researching the perinatal experiences of Afghan migrant women in Serbia.
My doctoral research explores the perinatal experiences of Afghan women in Serbia, using qualitative multimodal methods. It is interdisciplinary, drawing mainly from migration studies, anthropology, and midwifery, to understand from a woman-centred approach, the perinatal period for women in transit on Europe’s contested borderlands and their interactions with maternal health services.
Completed MSc Public Health at LSHTM and have worked in the NHS in clinical roles as a midwife and in management roles over the past 20 years, as well as the third sector in the UK and Afghanistan.
Awardee of the LSHTM Public Engagement Small Grant Scheme 2020, for which I will develop composite narratives from focus groups to form webcomics for public engagement among health and civil society groups in Serbia.
Additionally, I work as a researcher on a University of Bedfordshire study, developing a co-produced community intervention to enhance uptake of antenatal care in Luton, funded by Wellbeing for Women.