I am often approached to participate either in lectures, panels, or podcast. Depending on the topic and aim of the conversation I see these opportunities as a way to reach and converse with diverse audiences and people. I believe that all research in academia should be accessible to more than just people who can afford access to journal articles. Here are some of the conversations I have been asked to participate in:


I was asked to comment on a recent Joseph Rowntree report (October of 2021) concerning the racial inequalities of poverty in Scotland.

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Engender Scotland

In this second episode of the Pass the Mic takeover of On the Engender, host Talat Yaqoob speaks with Rosario BlueMelissa Espinoza, and Kirndeep Kaur about lived experience and the power of meaningful participation in policy. 

Find out more about the Pass the Mic project here.

Access a transcript of this episode here.

On the Engender is produced by Amanda Stanley for Engender. Jingle by Bossy Love

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Pass The Mic

Part of being able to share my experience and expertise has also been because of the efforts made by other women of colour. I am part of a community of experts who also happen to be women of colour in Scotland. You can learn more about Pass the Mic here. I encourage any person who identifies as a woman of colour living in Scotland to sign up as an expert in their field.