FullSizeRenderPam has lived in Kew for 30 years and is married with one son.  For 25 years she has been youth coach and community worker running youth groups and setting up projects.  At present she runs a girls photography and cooking group in this capacity.  She has supported young people in prisons, courts and given practical advice. She works with various charity groups organising fundraising events and has ten years experience as chairman of Kew recreation ground, organising park events including dog shows.  She is proud to be an ambassador for the Orangutans and has made a short film on the effects of cocaine in Columbia and on young people in the UK.  She set up the successful reminscence group for the Mortlake community trust, teen cafe and the over 50’s tea and art group. Her hobbies include dancing, music, animals and writing.  She is currently improving her skills as a nature photographer.

Farah Husain 

10906503_10152618087055003_372030421395995738_nFarah Husain is the mother of four children, artist, teacher, Motivational youth coach, and Freelance project writer running workshops aimed at bringing about positive self expression and personal achievement through the arts.   She has over 22 years combined experience as a teacher and youth worker and has worked as curator, organiser and in marketing art exhibitions with both adults and children within Richmond. She has a passion for experimental art and for teaching young people artistic skills and techniques so that they can become confident and successful young artists in their own right.  Her own work is exhibited all over London and  hangs in private collections worldwide. Her interests include swimming. cycling,  reading, and life coaching.  She is always on the go learning new things and  Her latest ventures have included designing and printing her own t shirts, jewellery making and learning how to upcycle ceramics.