in my work in audio production, videography, cultural programming and in the ngo and charity sector I draw on over a decade of experience in research, archival work, journalistic investigation, editing and interdisciplinary collaboration.

my work covers themes of global conflict, environmental crisis, migration, corruption, culture, history of ideas and food, amongst others. see examples of my work here.

a native arabic speaker, i grew up in germany and live in the uk, with additional fluency in spanish and knowledge of swahili.

in 2016 i co-founded bare lit festival, london’s annual celebration of writers and creatives of colour.

previously i was editor at skin deep mag and media diversified; and programme manager & head of digital at the mosaic rooms.

ba in international politics, first class (goldsmiths, university of london); ma in postcolonial studies & global policy, distinction (goldsmiths, university of london)

contact me at mendmariwany[at]