Meet & Greet LGBTIQA and Asylum seeking 09.02.2017
When: 09.02.2017 between 18.30- 20.30
Where: Horloge du Sud - Rue du Trône 141, 1050 Ixelles
Format: drink & snacks offered during meet & greet
Language: the meet & greet will be held in English - no translation provided
Guest speaker: Moud Goba, is a Zimbabwean lesbian and refugee residing in the UK. She is an LGBTI and human rights activist with more than 12 years’ experience in working with BME (Black and Minority Ethnic) LGBTI grassroots community groups. She was one of the founding members of UK Black Pride. Ms Goba passionately supports LGBTI asylum seekers and refugees, especially women in immigration detention centres. She has previously worked as an asylum support worker for UK Lesbian and Gay Immigration Group. She currently works for as a Project Manager for Micro Rainbow International, an organisation that addresses LGBTI poverty worldwide, in the UK, their work focusses on supporting asylum seekers and refugees. In 2015, Ms Goba was named one of the top 100 most influential LGBTI people in the UK by The Independent and was the recipient of the Attitude Pride Award.
In cooperation with Youth for Gender Equality Forum 2017 and Rainbow Rose.
With the financial support of the Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists & Democrats in the European Parliament.