Social Commentator & Researcher
Arooj Khan is an arts practitioner, researcher and paralegal, with experience of programme design and delivery as well as advocacy for and with those from a similar background to herself. She forms one half of the Hum Baat Karenge podcast for Expert by Experience and has adopted the role as the in-house social commentator.
She has worked as an art evaluator and as a practitioner on a number of community arts projects in London and Essex with a number of arts organisations. She is currently undertaking a PhD at the University of Birmingham which observes the concept of radical place-making by Black and brown young people in white-majority areas.
She has a keen interest in law and upon completing her PhD she hopes to qualify as a lawyer and specialise in strategic litigation - bringing about significant change within society by undertaking cases that demonstrate a clear disregard for client's human rights.