Maheen Nusrat

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Maheen Nusrat

Maheen Nusrat

Uplift Connections

Maheen Nusrat is Pakistani-born Canadian who has been calling London home for the past 6 years. She is the co-founder of Uplift Connections, and a writer, poet, vlogger whose day job is being a local government employee cum sh** disturber by night. Constantly challenging and navigating through a society of misogynistic, racist values.

 

Multi hyphenated identities: a square trying to fit in a circle

Maheen will discuss her constant conundrum of being a Muslim woman living in the Western world as part of the immigrant diaspora. She is a Pakistani-born Canadian on the cusp of becoming British. How has life, her values and morals changed from having lived in five different countries and what does it mean for others and herself, and how does she situate herself in the global context?