Saj is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Multicultural Cumbria and founder of Multicultural Cumbria and our most well-known event, Culture Bazaar. She is a wife and mother to four grown up children and five grandchildren.
Since 2005, she has applied her lived experience and business acumen into developing community links and promoting diversity through cultural awareness events and social celebrations through the arts and food. Saj’s personal life experience has equipped her with understanding cultural insight and awareness of the issues affecting different diasporas in Cumbria. This has inspired her to deliver projects that have empowered communities to engage, take ownership and share their unique cultural identities. Saj is well known and respected for her dedication and commitment as a passionate and versatile leader; a down-to-earth public speaker and an experienced community and cultural events organiser, who people find easy to relate to
Great contacts within education, third sector & local government, Deliver talks & discussions regarding Pakistan/ Indian culture, faith youth groups & community aspects in schools, organisations & community groups, fluent in English, Punjabi, Urdu, Hindi, she has also taught Indian Cookery in adult education