Shereen Fernandez

Shereen Fernandez

Shereen completed the UpRising programme in 2011-2012. During her time at UpRising, Shereen was mentored by Anoushka Healy, Managing Editor at The Times.  With Anoushka's support, Shereen secured a two week work experience placement at The Times where she was able to work alongside a range of editors and even get published in the paper.  After UpRising, she went on to complete an MA in Social Anthropology before starting the Teach First Leadership Development Programme, where she taught for two years. Shereen was recently awarded an ESRC scholarship to complete a PhD at Queen Mary University looking at the teaching of Fundamental British Values and the Prevent policy in schools.