Abigail Busenze

Abigail Busenze

Pending A&R directorPortsmouth, United Kingdom
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Abigail Busenze

Abigail Busenze

Pending A&R directorPortsmouth, United Kingdom
About me
I am passionate about a lot of things, so I guess I'm potentially a multi-hyphenate....
Projects
  • Gurls Talk: Journal Entry - Colourism and Body Dysmorphia
    Gurls Talk: Journal Entry - Colourism and Body DysmorphiaI am honoured, overwhelmed and humbled that Gurls Talk have published my journal entry on both their Instagram and Website. I am very grateful to have shared one of the most vulnerable parts of me. I hope this resonates with who ever reads it.
  • Word by Word collective and Sable Radio
    Word by Word collective and Sable RadioOn 50:39 I contributed to the radio show giving a reading of my work dedicated to Black Women.
  • Journaling with Abigail: Basic chakras/orishas
    Journaling with Abigail: Basic chakras/orishasIn this workshop, I broke down briefly the 7 chakras and their corresponding Orisha's as a basis for the journaling technique. Feedback often referred to feeling a lot of healing and peace. I enjoy giving journaling workshops, I am a big advocate for self-healing which journaling provides.
  • Decolonising Psychology Workshop
    Decolonising Psychology WorkshopOrganised an event focusing on supporting black students and students of colour with their mental health. This event had full attendance, due to its demand, this event will be run again next year. The poster was also designed by myself.
  • Journaling With Abigail: Rebirth - Workshop
    Journaling With Abigail: Rebirth - WorkshopI had organised a journaling workshop for this new collective called Word By Word who focus on giving space for writers to have creative freedom and give them that extra push when experiencing writers block. In this workshop, I had devised a plan where people would be pushed out of their comfort zone and think further outside the box by making them look at a situation of their choice from different perspectives ranging from a different person to a different time. Definitely something I want t
  • Black Lives Matter Leeds Speech
    Black Lives Matter Leeds SpeechThe president of Leeds Black Feminist Society gave a speech about intersectionality within the black lives matter movement and feminism. I had edited using clips collated from people who attended the event.
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Work history
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    Health and Wellbeing AmbassadorLeeds University Union
    Leeds, United KingdomPart Time
    As student staff I aim to promote health and wellbeing in support of the student life at the University of Leeds. This involves: - Liasing with staff and students about promoting health and wellbeing on campus - Writing articles and creating podcasts - Supporting events such as yoga and self-defence classes - Speaking at panel events such as the Women's Collective conference 2020 - Being innovative and creating new ideas at an attempt to provide the best support for health and wellbeing for both students and staff
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    Social Media ManagerLeeds Black Feminist Society
    Leeds, United KingdomPart Time
    Working collaboratively with fellow Black Womxn who have varying intersecting identities, running workshops and social events to create safe spaces for Black womxn and non-binary people in Leeds to express themselves freely. Using media as a platform to consciously promote content in honour of the Black community; sharing Black literature, local Black art and music as well as holistic mental health resources for example. This role also involves: - Circulating information to various organisations that could collaborate with the society - Attending meetings with both the committee members and potential collaborators - Designing and promoting advertisement for social events - Engaging with the society through creative stories and posts - Manage and distributing content submissions
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Skills
  • Research
  • Communication
  • Public Speaking
  • Content Creation
  • Marketing
  • Organisation
  • Web Design
  • Social Media
  • Event Coordination
  • Editing
Education
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    BSc PsychologyUniversity of Leeds
    Leeds, United Kingdom
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    A LevelsPeter Symonds College
     - Winchester, United Kingdom
    A level psychology, sociology, religious studies and an extended project qualification on the psychological process of a female child solider
Awards
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    Extended Project AwardUniversity of Southampton
    My project had been recognised by the University of Southampton for going the extra mile to conduct research through a creative means. It helped with my time management and organisational skills that have influenced my work ethic The project: https://abigailbusenze.wixsite.com/hearmycry/blog?fbclid=IwAR3dh02iu_xue8NF0_XWHNOwgeJ1yLNgLRSo7Gg5Ae9G0TKLUWdC1r9_nDc