Salma Zulfiqar is available to lead creative workshops.
Empowering communities, preventing hate crimes, preventing extremism and promoting integration
Salma Zulfiqar delivered several creative workshops during Refugee Week in collaboration with Celebrating Sanctuary Birmingham and Near Neighbours, Rivers of Gold and Migrant Help
Salma Zulfiqar spoke at a special session to mark the start of Refugee Week in Fashion Designer Osman Yousefzada's Migration Festival - IKON Gallery, Birmingham
Salma Zulfiqar speaking at the opening panel session at Displaced in Media Conference at the BFI in London.
A special event was held as part of the Migration SEAS workshop in collaboration with the Ionion Centre for Arts and Culture in Kefalonia. To mark the International Day of Living Together in Peace on May 16, Ziauddin Yousafzai, Education and Peace Campaigner and father of Nobel Laureate and UN Ambassador of Peace Malala Yousafzai addressed audiences together with International Artist and Activist Salma Zulfiqar.
Created by Refugee & Migrant Women with Salma Zulfiqar
Library of Birmingham - 8th March - 8th April 2018
Creative workshops with migrant and refugee women focussing on integration.
Yasmin Alibhai Brown, Journalist, Author and Anti-racism campaigner joined International Artist Salma Zulfiqar and women from The Oasis Foundry in Birmingham in February for a session of Creative Expressions by Women on the Move. Ms Alibhai Brown shared her stories on the challenges she and her family faced with regards to migration and integration. Together with the Artist, the women created an artwork showing their struggles of integration, as well as their hopes and dreams.
Salma Zulfiqar was invited to hold a Migration Debate at the House of Lords to mark International Migrants Day 2017. The event was chaired and sponsored by Lord Sheikh. As well as Salma Zulfiqar, panelists represented the United Nations Migration Agency, IOM, UNHCR, TELLMAMA and the BBC. Panelists spoke about issues related to the integration of migrants and refugees in order to influence policy making and engaged with the audience and Lord Sheikh on questions related to migration.
at the United Nations University of Peace, Costa Rica 21st and 22nd, November 2017
ARTconnects is a project to empower local communities in Birmingham, UK, with a series of creative workshops led by Salma Zulfiqar & aimed at promoting integration, tackling hate crimes and extremism.
An art workshop to creatively explore issues of diversity and inclusiveness in Great Yarmouth. Led by artist and humanitarian activist Salma Zulfiqar, it is open for the entire family. This workshop is part of the ESRC Festival of Social Sciences event "Lessons of Diversity in Norfolk" at Time and Tide Museum of Great Yarmouth Life.
The UN Migration Agency (IOM) in the United Kingdom partnered with renowned artist Salma Zulfiqar and Birmingham-based charity the Amira Foundation to host a creative art workshop at the Library of Birmingham, on empowering migrant women as part of the Birmingham Weekend Festival, the city’s largest annual community arts festival.
‘The Seas are vehicles for building understanding and peace between communities around the World. The Seas are a vehicle for transporting and connecting people and cultures. They allow people to experience and immerse themselves in different cultures so that we can learn from one another and learn to live with one another in peace’
Keynote Speaker at Humanitarian Project launch event, American Business School, Paris, October 2017
Speaker at the closing plenary session on opportunities in the national conference for Muslim Artists, Birmingham University, UK
The state of Media Diversity today presented to students on the Masters Public Policy Programme - 2016
Guest speaker for International Women's Day at Science Po 2017. Reflecting on working for the United Nations as a Woman.
Guest Speaker for Students in schools across Birmingham since 2010, UK including, Small Heath School, Grace Academy & Handsworth Wood Girls Academy.
Guest Speaker at Le Movement, Student Group, Paris 2016