Emily Churchill Zaraa
Emily is Refugee Week UK Coordinator at Counterpoints Arts and has a background in media, music and community work. Prior to joining Counterpoints Arts she coordinated My Journey, a multimedia storytelling project at Migrants Resource Centre. As volunteer artist on storytelling projects at You Press, she has worked with young ex-offenders in London and was part of an artist delegation to Srebrenica, Bosnia, in 2015. Emily has engaged in migrant and refugee solidarity work for over ten years and has lived and worked in Palestinian refugee camps in the West Bank and Damascus. She has a BA in Arabic and Development Studies and an NCTJ qualification in print journalism.