Eleanor has worked with young people throughout her professional life as a teacher and trainer both in the UK and abroad, before completing an MSc in Violence, Conflict and Development, and joining CARAS in 2011. She has a strong interest in alternative education which supports the access and achievement of marginalised young people. She has contributed articles to publications and spoken at conferences about access to education for refugees and asylum seekers in the UK.
Youth Coordinator and Finance Officer
Egle started at CARAS as a volunteer coordination intern after completing her MSc in Migration Studies and previously doing voluntary work with various marginalised groups abroad. Currently she is runs the after school club and volunteers at our advocacy drop-in sessions.
Molly has worked for CARAS in various roles since 2010. She has previously managed both our adult and child services, and is now focused on our youth provision. Molly has studied both international development and social work at Masters level, and will qualify as a social worker in 2016. Previously she worked for 18 months at a social work centre in Southern Morocco, and sits on the management committee for the Moroccan Children's Trust. Molly is a regular fundraiser for Leukemia and Lymphoma Research, for whom she runs an annual music event.
Carrie coordinates ESOL classes at CARAS. She has taught English as a foreign language in a variety of environments in the UK and abroad, delivering academic and creative programmes that seek to promote access to education and opportunity for refugees and asylum seekers. Carrie also volunteers with Hackney Migrant Centre and Latin Elephant, organisations which promote the rights and visibility of migrant communities in London.
Visiting Project Coordinator
Sophia coordinates the Visiting Project at CARAS. She has previously volunteered with CARAS' Women’s Group, and other community projects supporting the rights of women and migrant groups. Outside of CARAS, Sophia is involved in work supporting women as they leave prison, and helps run the Southwark Women’s Hub, a resource centre for women affected by the criminal justice system. She completed an MA in Gender and Law in 2016.
Before working at CARAS, Pete's work in fundraising and communications has ranged from one-off community actions to a post at UNRWA in Lebanon. He is also a Director of AMP ART, an arts production company.
Women's Project Coordinator
Isabel is an Economics Graduate, a Social Educator and a Social & Cultural Anthropologist, specialised in Gender, Diversity and Social Inclusion. Her professional work has been developed in various fields, all of them relating to the fight for social inclusion of vulnerable people and vulnerable groups, mainly women, ethnic minorities and young people. She is passionate about supporting girls' and women's empowerment. She is also a researcher and a lecturer on Decolonial Feminisms.