I was born in London in the 80s.
I later went to school in Kent where I got into an all-girl’s grammar school and was brought up by my mum. At school we were brought up to believe we could do and be anything. I went to university and did exactly what I wanted to do. But as I hit the workplace I remember my female boss telling me all sorts of things including how it was frowned upon for women to wear trousers at work during the 90s – not so long ago. I could not imagine that happening to me, not quite the working world my school teachers prepared me for.
Sometimes you have to fight hard to be heard. I live through example, a woman – free and undefined. I love seeing women across the globe doing the the same. Palestine, where, stereotypically, women are culturally subservient to men and family – but car racing women in Palestine, talk about free and undefined. Presenting the Speed Sisters – the first all women motor-racing team in the Middle East, love these women: