I'm Safiya Ahmed, a graphic designer focusing on diversity and representation within design pedagogy.
Co- Founder and Director of Ricebox Studio.
Currently working at:
Shades of Noir as a Design Developer.
An organisation that promotes diversity and inclusion with Higher Education. They support and encourage discussion around issues that People of Colour face within the Arts communities.
2016 - 2019: BA Graphic Design at UAL Camberwell College of Arts (First Class Honours)
2015 - 2016: Foundation at UCA Epsom (Merit)
Shades of Noir - Design Developer - September 2019 till present.
Shades of Noir - Design and Content Development Assistant - July 2019.
Re-illustrating Histories and Voices - Project planning, interviewing and filming - January till July 2019.
Modual - Project manager, social media, designer and broadcast team - August 2018 till current.
Yaz - Graphic designer - June 2015 till December 2018.
Spark Activism with AR Instagram Filters - Workshop Facilitator, 2020.
Modual Open Futures - Project Manager and Broadcasting Team, 2020.
Modual Climate Emergency - Project Manager and Broadcasting Team, 2020.
Future EdTech 2020 - Roundtable discussion speaker, June 2020.
Modual Kickstarter - Project Manager - Somerset House, August 2019.
UAL Teaching Platform - Speaker on student panel, July 2019.
UAL Digital Edge - Speaker - Somerset House, June 2019.
Modual Maker - Team leader and designer - Design Museum, April 2019.
Modual Catalyst - Team leader and designer - Design Museum, March 2019.
Tata Exchange x Beta Society - Workshop facilitator and speaker - Blavatnik Building, Tate Modern 2019
White Space - Focus Group and workshop facilitator - Camberwell College of Arts 2019
Modual Interact Global - Team leader - 2018
Modual Kickstarter - Team leader - Somerset House 2018
Trust the Process - Workshop facilitator - Camberwell College of Arts 2018
Camberwell Festival - Degree show - Camberwell College of Arts, 2019.
Work in Progress Show - BA Graphic Design - Hoxton Street Studios, 2019.
In-Use - hARTslane, London, 2018.
Channel 24 hour broadcast - Camberwell College of Arts, 2018.
Mock-up: Design x Fashion - Camberwell College of Arts, 2017.