2015

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Winner of #StartUpThu

Winner of #StartUpThu

General press and media updates for Avid Scribbler, as a business and a blog.
 November 2015: BBC #100Women participant in London, UK
November 2015: Attended House of Lords dinner for up-and-coming British Asians
November 2015: Panelist on BBC Trending with comedian Gurpal Gill
October 2015: Phone in discussion: “Is Karva Chauth sexist?
October 2015: Attended Asian Media Awards 2015, Manchester, Finalist and Runner-Up
October 2015: Shortlisted for “Outstanding Young Journalist” Asian Media Awards 2015, London
July 2015: BBC Asian Network call in discussion panelist
July 2015: Began editorial work with start-up, TeachPitch, London
July 2015: Attended Huffington Post Arabi launch in London
July 2015: Covered and reviewed ‘Tigers’ at London Indian Film Festival, for asianculturevulture.com
July 2015: Attended Forced Marriage Unit to discuss content, strategies and future policy at Canada House, London
July 2015: Guest panel speaker on BBC Trending with Nihal and YouTuber Mim Shake at BBC Asian Network
June 2015: Gave feature length interview with Inclusive Networks
June 2015: Gave talk and workshop at Bishop Thomas Grant Catholic School about Higher Education, entrepreneurship and careers, Streatham, London
June 2015: Attended News Impact Summit, LSE, London
May 2015: Completed month contract of writing the weekly #GOODNews blog for Virgin Unite
May 2015: Covered Alchemy, London Southbank, for asianculturevulture.com
May 2015: Attended lecture at Kings College London for debate about Gender-based violence. Guests included: Mandy Sanghera, human rights activist, and Leslee Udwin, film and documentary maker of ‘India’s Daughter’
April 2015: Featured as a cartoon character in conjunction with a flashcard easy-to-learn Panjabi series
April 2015: Invited to attend BBC Asian Network’s ‘The Big Asian Election Debate’ in Birmingham as part of the audience
March 2015: Took the lead for asianculturevulture.com’s social media campaign for Channel Four drama Indian Summers. This saw our tweets be featured on national television, achieve internal goals and receive an offer of collaborative work with Channel Four ahead of series two (2016)
March 2015: Appeared on Zee Companion; discussion about International Women’s Day & Power of Writing 
March 2015: Attended WorldPost Conference, London
Feb 2015: Won weekly competition of #StartUpThu badge from InspireEngage on social media
Feb 2015: Speaker at Migreat South Asian Bloggers Conference, London
Feb 2015: Talk about Careers, Woodside High School, Haringey, North London
Jan 2015: Article for Virgin Unite: Eco-Friendly Diapers: gNappies
Jan 2015: Rooting for Women Writers: book review for Beyond the Border
Jan 2015: Profile as a Huffington Post UK blogger/writer with links to all articles
Jan 2015: Panel discussion on BBC London 94.9, Sunny and Shay show about TV show “Desi Rascals”
Jan 2015: Panel discussion, BBC Asian Network: “Should Hindu women have more kids to preserve Hinduism?”  Listen from 14:44 onwards

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