Writing Identities

Zena Agha
TEDxWarwick 2014

At 17 Zena was the youngest member of Operation Black Vote's MP Shadowing Scheme, as well as Deputy Member of Youth Parliament for her borough. Part of her extensive community work includes running poetry workshops, and she was shortlisted for the London Mayor's Young Person Peace Prize. Zena founded and coordinates Warwick University's biggest spoken word collective 'Shoot from the Lip' - running poetry slam nights and was awarded funding from the Lord Rootes Memorial Fund. Media credits include BBC Arabic and the BBC World Service and she created and produced Operation Black Vote's Power of Poetry project.

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