Tamanna A Miah (Needs updating) (Full CV available on request or www.linkedin.com/in/tamannaamiah)   

Profile

 

An established and experienced campaigner and leader, actively working in the Youth, Voluntary and Community Sector for over 15yrs, having volunteered on all levels locally, regionally, nationally and Europe. During this period, have had many positions in many youth charities, youth advisory groups, youth forums, youth councils, which have resulted in great enthusiasm and reliability. A great networker that is regularly invited to talk to press, represent organisations and facilitate events, meetings, awards ceremonies on extensive knowledge and experiences in the sector. A dedicated and passionate individual, reluctant to give up and open to gaining new skills, experiences and opportunities. Looking to transfer my skills in various areas and become more involved in projects for young people.

Skills

  1. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  2. Optimistic attitude, enthusiastic approach and self-motivated

  3. Attention to detail

  4. Committed and Reliable

  5. Effective Team Player

  6. Organized

  7. Good independent judgment

  8. Willing to learn and open minded

  9. Compassion for young people and faith in the value of youth work

  10. Possess ability to be objective, promote equality and acknowledge confidentiality

Youth Involvement Worker​ - Time to Change October 2015 -  March 2016
 

Delivered my testimony and co-faciliated sessions throughout schools in Kent, to educate young people them bullying, racism, discrimination, Islamophobia and the effects on mental health and wellbeing, to tackle stigma. 

 

Sustainability Campaign Leader - Canterbury Christ Church University - October 2013 - May 2014 

 

Assisting and reporting any accomodation queries, updating students on accomodation changes and recycling 

 

National Citizen Service (NCS) Assistant Team Leader - CXK Limted - July 2013 - August 2013
 
Led a group of young people aged 16-17yrs old to work and plan their social action project in their communty 

 

Youth Policy Advisor - Department for Communities and Local Government - March 2013 - September 2013
 
Managed my own Youth Participation and Community rights project and consulted over 1000 participants in workshops for young people under 25yrs, all held across England. Made use of my extensive contacts to gain wide social media recognition and presented findings to Don Foster Communities Minister.  

 
 
 
 

 

Canterbury Christ Church University ​- 2012 - 2017

 

BA Media and Communications & Politics and Governance

 

Knole Academy, Sevenoaks, Kent​ - 2010- 2012 

 

A Levels - Art, Business, Travel and Tourism 3C’s

 

Bradbourne School, Sevenoaks, Kent - 2009 - 2010
 

AS Levels - Law & Media Studies

 

GCSES - 9 A - C passes including Maths, English (Single), Science, Additional Science, Statistics, R.S, ICT, Drama, French, Graphic Design 

Education

Experience
 

Testimonials

 

  • Gained many awards from organisations such as Jigsaw, Performing Arts school awards, West Kent Extra, Kenward Youth Trust and others

  • Two Diana Awards for Champion Volunteer 2011 & 2012

  • Try Angle Award - Overall Winner for Sevenoaks, Dartford and Gravesend, Special Achievement award for Citizenship, Volunteering and Service to the Community 2011

  • Previously Chair of Sevenoaks Youth Council conducted prosperous four year campaign raising over £150,000 funding for Sevenoaks Youth Cafe at The Stag. Opened via ribbon cutting together with Mayor in July 2012

  • As Kent Youth County Council chair collectively gained 20,000 signatures on petition and campaigning on unlimited bus travel for 16-19yr olds for Kent Freedom Pass

  • As Member of UK Youth Parliament for South East, sat in the House of Commons to participate in debates on youth issues which was televised on BBC Parliament 

  • Worked with Maria Eagle Labour Shadow Secretary for Transport to help shape transport policy for youths

  • Participated in the Better Transport Campaign video on EMA affecting youth’s ability to get to 16+ education to Department for Education.

  • Successfully campaigned on young migrants and refugees, launched workshop pack at UK Youth Parliament Annual Sitting and attended a Cypriot European Youth conference alongside other youth representatives from EU countries, representing young people as UK Young Ambassador for Europe, also created videos viewed by the EU

  • Lobbied Connexions CEO and Senior Management team for more Connexions services for young people in Sevenoaks as chair of Kent Connexions Youth Board and Trustee

  • Participated in a Four Way Exchange with other youth councils with the opportunity to visit Estonia to learn about other youth provisions, improving communication skills

  • Scholarships and bursaries awarded from West Kent Extra, to attend weekend performing arts school for 4 years

  • Artwork was displayed in three school Annual Summer Art exhibitions

  • Literature selected to be published in two books

  • Co-Host at Young Partners Awards 2013 

  • Hosted CXK and KCFN merger event with Heart Fm presenter 2014

  • Chosen to be a judge for the Children and Young People Now awards 2015

  • Panellist at NSPCC Internet Safety Conference 2015

  • Panel member representing Youngminds at NHS Conference 

  • Speaker at NHS Citizen London conference 2015

  • Big Stop Day Speaker 2016, Leciester Athena  

  • TEDx Youth Speaker - St Peter Port 2016

  • Keynote speaker at Safer Internet Day 2016 at BT HQ, London  

  • Presented at the British Psychological Society Annual conference 

  • Diana Awards/Inspire Day Presenter and Inspirational Speaker

  • Speaker at WE Day 2016, for Free The Children, at Wembley Arena, introduced by Rita Ora

  • Speaker at Anti Bullying Week reception 2015 for Anti Bullying Alliance at Speakers House, Houses of Parliament

  • Keynote Speaker at Time to Talk Day Mental Health event 2016 at Houses of Parliament with Jeremy Corbyn - Leader of the Labour Party and Luciana Berger Minister for Mental Health

  • Keynote Speaker and Panelist at annual Southbank WHY festival October 2016

  • Keynote Speaker at Child Safety Online: Keeping Ahead of the Game Symposium event, sponsored by David Burrowes MP and Helen Goodman MP October 2016. 

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