Director Saira Peter inspired a group of dedicated leaders who contribute wisdom, professional skill, expertise and talent to make the centre a place where social cohesion, women's leadership and creativity are nurtured.
Zafar Francis MA (London) PgDip – Founder -

Zafar P Francis is an accomplished creative writer, composer and Urdu scholar. He grew up in Karachi and has extensive international experience having visited five continents. He speaks five languages. His passion is to see marginalised artists achieve excellence in their skill, support one another and bring diverse peoples together through the performing arts.

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Rosemary James MA (oxon) MSc (London) MA (SOAS) DIC -

Rosemary is interested in everything!  Trained in Zoology from Oxford University and in Applied Entomology from Imperial College London, Rosemary is also an Anthropologist, having studied for a Masters in Social Anthropology from SOAS, London University. Her passion is to see people brought together through the arts and for young people from various diasporas in London to connect w... Read More

Stephen Smith MA (Minn) MA (London) PgDip -

.Stephen is a qualified ethnomusicologist with a specialism in the music of North India. He is a classically trained pianist and expert harmonium player.  Stephen is the NJ Arts Music Director and gives tuition in piano.

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