Fully qualified and practicing Holistic Specialist, dealing with Mind, Body and Spirit for 20 years. Holds Professional Certification in: Coaching, Advanced Law of Attraction, Clinical Aromatherapy with Acupressure Massage and Oriental Diagnosis, Clinical Aromatherapy for Skin Conditions & Other Ailments, Advanced Theta Healing, Intuitive Body Scanning, Advanced Baby Massage, Diet and Nutrition, Smoking Cessation, Hypnotherapy, Toxicology, Amnesty International certification in ‘Fundamentals of Human Rights’. Also works professionally with ‘Life Activations and Alignments’, ‘Distant Healing’, and ‘Scalar Wave Light Therapy’ (Cold Laser). – A natural ‘Empath and Intuitive’ and able to work on subtle and physical levels.
– Descended from a lineage of Complementary Medical Practitioners: Her Paternal Grandfather Sir Maqsood Jung, was the Unani Practitioner to The Nizam of Hyderabad (at one time the World’s richest man), and the President of India.
*(Unani, or Yunani, is a traditional Graeco-Asian medical treatment practiced widely in South-East Asia, and based on the teachings of Greek Physician Hippocrates, and Roman Physician Galen).
– Multi awarded international filmmaker. Has directed, produced and scripted a diverse range of short films, educational videos and documentaries over 25 years.
– Is currently in mid production on a documentary feature about the mystery of the Bosnian Pyramids. Robert Watts, a Producer on the original Star Wars and Indiana Jones series and Who Framed Roger Rabbit? is honorary Executive Producer.
– Founding Chairperson for ‘ALL London’ (part of one of the largest womens networks in the world); organised a large launch at Prince Zylinski’s palace in London in January 2016.
– UK Chairperson of ‘ALL’ global from 2015 to January 2019 and signature ‘WEF’ (Women Economic Forum) www.wef.org.in
– On the Executive Advisory Board for ‘WEF’ Delhi in May 2017.
JUDGING AND ORGANISING MAJOR EVENTS
– Speaker for the Justina Mutale Foundation Summit on Women and Girls at the UN 2020.
– Speaker for AFI New Generation In Action at the UN annual conference on Women (NY) 2020.
– Speaker on the international Centenary Celebrations Film Summit on the work of Director Satiyajit Ray (global) 2020
– On the Film Jury for The AFI Film Awards at Cannes 2021/2022
– Judge on The ‘Limelight Film Awards’(London) 2013 and the Presenter for ‘Best Short Film’for ‘The Limelight Film Awards’ (London) 2014 and 2017.
– Panel judge on the ‘Migrant Woman Awards’(London) 2016.
– Co-Master of Ceremonies and on the Advisory Panel of the ‘Contribution Conference’ – an inspirational conference to raise money for limbless veterans. (London) 2016
– Co-Master of Ceremonies and part of the organising team for the ‘Global Woman Summit’ – in conjunction with the ‘Irvin Lazslo Institute’ and ‘Club of Budapest’. (London) 2016.
– Co-arranged and hosted the ‘Exceptional Women Awards’ (ALL London / WEF) with the ‘Universal Peace Federation’ at the House of Lords (London) 2017, (under the patronage of Baroness Anne Jenkins of Kennington, Baroness Meral Hussain-Ece of Highbury). High profile women were awarded, including the pop singer Sinitta.
– Co-founder of ‘The Inclusion Convention CIC’ (Think Tank) which hosted its inaugural conference on ‘Institutional Sexual Harassment: Are Institutions Silent Witnesses?’ Powered by the Telegraph UK newspaper group. (London) 2018 . It included well known politicians, Creatives and NGO’s.
– Founding Partner and on the Executive Board of ‘Wintrade Week and Awards UK’ – a 5 day high profile convention with gala dinner and awards, which was hosted at the House of Lords and other major corporate headquarters across London in May 2018.*This convention had formal written endorsements from the Prime Minister and also from the Mayor of London.
– Senior Judge for the Queens Commonwealth Essay Writing competition (UK) 2018 and 2019. *Was invited to the reception for awardees at Buckingham Palace 2019.
– On the board of Creative Women conference (Cyprus) 2019 under the auspices of the President of Cyprus.
NOTABLE EVENTS AS SPEAKER
– Spoke several times at the House of Lords between 2016 and 2019 for International Women’s Day alongside Baroness Patrons for the events
– Presented, along with Inclusion Convention CIC founding partners, at the International Ombudsman Conference in New Orleans in April 2019. The partners presented research and made recommendations to 550 corporate Ombudsman Delegates on ‘Institutional Sexual Harassment’. (USA)2019.
– Interviewed the wife of the Indian Ambassador to London (2016-2018) on stage at the Universal Peace Federation (London) 2018
– Invited to speak along with a delegation of business women at a round table discussion, with the Special Advisor to the Prime Minister on the Race Disparity Audit – at the Prime Minister’s residence; 10, Downing Street, London. (April 2018).
– Spoke at the House of Commons for an ‘ALL London’ event (in conjunction with ‘UPF’ and ‘The Justina Mutale Foundation’) for International WomensDay (London) 2016
– Spoke at the House of Lords as a co-host for Wintrade week 2018, alongside her colleagues, Baroness Verma and the wife of the Indian High Commissioner to London (London) 2018.
– Spoke at the Creative Womens Conference – which was supported by the President and First Lady of Cyprus. (Cyprus) 2018.
– Spoke on a panel on the subject of ‘water as a resource’, at the Ecology Society, alongside the Ambassadors of Kazhakistan and Uzbekistan and a US Diplomat for Science and Technology (London) 2016.
– Spoke at various ‘Women Economic Forums;:Goa 2015, Delhi 2016, World Forum – The Hague 2017 and London 2017
– MC and speaker for the London launch of global organisation ‘Empower a Billion Women by 2020’(London) 2017.
– Given speeches to large crowds at Animal Rights demonstrations, marches and rallies (London) 2015 – to date.
– ‘Ambassador for Peace’ from Universal Peace Federation (UK) 2007
– ‘Best Documentary Feature’ for ‘Blue Velvet In Sinai’(NY) 2012
– ‘Iconic Women Leaders Creating A Better World’ at the Women Economic Forum (Delhi) 2016.
– ‘Women Super Achiever Award’ from the international ‘Women Leadership Summit’, part of the Silver Jubilee year celebration of ‘The Human Resources Congress’(Mumbai) 2017.
– ‘Exceptional Female Award’ from UK community organisation ‘Lift’ which celebrates diversity of achievement for women (London) 2017.
–‘Stardust Award’ for Conscious Work and Achievement in the Community – from Sovereign Magazine (London) 2017.
–‘Female Ambassador for UK and India Award’ from Ladies of All Nations Organisation International (London) 2017.
– ‘Women Awarding Women’ (London) 2017.
– ‘Honours Certificate’ for Senior Judge on Queens Commonwealth Essay Competition (London) 2018 / 2019
– ‘Wintrade Award (London) 2018
– ‘Exceptional Community Work Award’ for Women Make Change NGO (London) 2019
– ‘Best Spiritual Documentary Feature: Spirit2Power ‘ fromAFI World Peace Initiative (Cannes) 2019
– ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’ – from AFI Film (Cannes) 2019
– ‘Women in Film’ from AFI Film (Cannes) 2019
– ‘Mayors Award’ for Women Make Change (London) 2020
PRESS, MAGAZINES, TV, RADIO, ONLINE SUMMITS
– ‘Women In Leadership’ magazine
– ‘Harrow Observer’ Newspaper
– ‘Ham and High’ newspaper
– ‘Wood and Vale’ Newspaper
– ‘The Malta Independent magazine: ‘The Word’ (Malta)
– ‘Kindred Spirit’ magazine
– ‘Spirit and Destiny’ magazine
– ‘Vantage’ magazine
– ‘Asian Image’ magazine
– ‘Asiana’ magazine
– ‘Fabric’ magazine
– ‘Sovereign’ magazine
– ‘Martial Arts International’ magazine several times – as a featured film maker and interviewing renowned Martial Artists.
– ‘Malta Independent’ newspaper (Malta), ‘Harrow Observer’ newspaper (UK), ‘Harrow Times’ newspaper (UK), ‘Wood and Vale’ Newspaper (UK), Ham and High newspaper (UK)
– ‘London Live’ SKY TV, ‘Islam Channel’ SKY TV, ‘Living Consciously’ online TV,
– ‘Om Times’ online radio
– ‘Discovery Radio ‘online
– ‘Quantum of Light’ online radio
– ‘Sunrise Radio’ (UK)
– Guest speaker for the online ‘Global Summit for Change 2017‘ alongside 20 speakers including: notable Evolutionary Scilla Elsworthy, seven times Emmy Award Winning composer Gary Malkin and Marie Diamond from the film ‘The Secret’ Www.gifew.com
Additional background information
– Her maternal Great Grandfather was the Director of all public parks and open spaces in Hyderabad.
– Her maternal Great Grandmother was the first woman in Hyderabad to get an overseas scholarship to England and start the first Montessori School there.
– Her late Uncle, Idries Shah was renowned for his books on Sufism, and was best remembered for introducing Sufism to Western Academia.
– Her father’s second cousin is Nasiruddin Shah the iconic international and Bollywood actor.