Meet our Past
Julie Golding is a personal coach specialising in supporting people making transitions in their career or in business. She does this through identifying and developing natural and professional skills and enhancing self-awareness. The transition process comprises of three focused themes; the vision, the action and the execution. Gold’s coaching is organized and structured to strengthen the vocational transition connecting with your own personal struggles. Julie believes that all humans strive and have a need to evolve in-order to improve their own performance; this is always a worthwhile goal. Julie explores with her clients the reasons for transition, which may be motivation, validation, endorsement, control or just moving with the times.
Razia Khanom is a mother of two beautiful girls aged 3 and 7 and a lucky wife to an amazingly patient husband. She was born in a small town of Luton and comes from a humble background. She left college with just AS levels in accountancy and business studies. She came to London at the age of 17 to a basic telemarketing job until she found an entry level accounting job. Overtime, she gained experience and gained skills to put herself through the AAT course and then the Institute of Credit Managemnent. Once she bacame a mother, all of this changed. Today, Razia runs a successful baking business Bic or Treat. She was not a novice to the kitchen. Started at the young age of 14 to cook meals for her entire family when her mother went away to Bangladesh for a visit. Baking was the one thing she failed at, and it became the challenge she needed to conquer. She is a self-taught and self learned baker and a mad scientist. She experiments with her baking ingredients and over time has developed her own recipes. Needless to say, those recipes are guarded by fire breathing dragons.
Sunny Mangat is the founder of SAWAVAW; a non-profit organisation that aims to create awareness of violence against women in the south asian community. She is a feminist activist, and a writer for AAJ magazine. Sunny is PhD candidate researching sexual violence against scheduled caste women in INida. She is studying at the university of Roehampton in London. Her passion lies in women’s issues, and she believes that violence against women can be viewed through the lens of intersectionality. With her Masters in International Politics and Human rights from City University and Bachelors in Psychology from Simon Fraser University in Canada, nothing escapes her astute eyes. Through SAWAVAW she aims to provide access to tools and coping mechanisms for women when dealing with violence and as such Sunny is a deadly combination of passion and knowledge.
Sana Mohammed is a brilliant 34 year old Pakistani woman, resident of Bahrain. Sana’s name has Arabic roots and Islamic connotations, which means ‘Praise’. Sana currently works for Abdul Rahman Kanoo International School (ARKIS) as an International Baccalaureate (IB) Economics teacher and is also the Head of the Department for the High school Business department. She is also the head of accreditation for ARKIS. She is an IB examiner for IB economics. As a freelance educator online educator, Sana can be found offering workshops on stock market investments and working with Pamoja Education, she educates students from all over the world and offers her expertise to students who need help in IB Economics. She worked for Gulf Investment bank from 2007 to 2010. She switched to teaching in the midst of an abusive marriage and has never looked back. Sana comes from a traditional conservative Pakistani family. She is the eldest in the family and grew up where the expectation always was for her to be a role model. Sana says that society will limit us women in what we can do and achieve. Sana is an outspoken woman and is known as a rebel amongst her family. Sana calls herself a passionate educator; she is not only a teacher to her students, but a motivator, a friend, a mentor and above all someone who they can have faith in. When she is not busy educating, she is busy breaking barriers and being a trail blazer.