Employment and Voluntary Experience

  • Co-facilitator & Tutor Genadendal, South Africa 2012

As part of a three-month community education research project I designed and ran an intensive two-week course aimed at raising ecological awareness and fostering creative leadership in adolescents. Part of a wider initiative with Transition Town Greyton and Theewaterskloof Municipality to develop environmental awareness and sustainable leadership amongst the youth of the region.

  • Volunteer, Kadampa Zentrum Deutschland Berlin, Germany 2010-2011

Helping the Buddhist Kadampa Order renovate an old country house to become the Order’s German meditation centre.

  • Baker & Stallholder Berlin, Germany 2009-2011

In the Mauerpark market every Sunday, a community and tourist hub of Berlin, I ran a stall serving homemade chai and freshly baked cakes.

  • Lesson Planner, Online 2009-2010

Wrote lesson plans and study guides for English Literature classes in American High Schools.

  • Intern, New Statesman London, United Kingdom 2009

Whilst interning as a part of a journalism training I was tasked primarily with research, fact-checking, and covering debates and seminars hosted by the political journal.

  • Assistant Grocer, Global Organic Markets Stroud, United Kingdom 2005-2008

Selling and promoting organic and biodynamic vegetables. 

  • Co-facilitator & Volunteer, Makhad Trust Sinai Peninsula, Egypt 2006

A community development project restoring the bedouin mountain gardens and creating new wells and dams in the ares surrounding Mt. Sinai.

  • Intern, Leather Tannery Marrakech, Morocco 2006

Learning to prepare, cure and tan leather in a medieval tannery using traditional methods.

Education & Trainings

  • Schumacher College, Holistic Science (MSc) Devon, United Kingdom 2011-2012

Transformative Education for Sustainability. Areas of study: ‘The Phenomenology of Hermeneutics’; ‘Evolution and Complexity Theory’; Science, Spirit and Consciousness; ‘The Ecology of Education’; ‘Myth and Creativity in Facilitation’. Final thesis: Living Education

  • PYE Global, Creative Facilitation London, United Kingdom 2012

Facilitation training on fostering creativity and leadership.

  • NoSweat College of Journalism London, United Kingdom 2009

Political journalism and current affairs; Media Law; Local Government.

  • Waldorf College Project Stroud, United Kingdom 2005-2008

Deep Democracy and Group Facilitation; Goethean Science; ‘Art and Human Consciousness’; Sculpture and Photography; Creative Writing, Storytelling and Theatre; History and Meaning of Science; Independent Year Study: ‘Expressions of Divinity- Music and Cosmology’


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