Navi Ahluwalia
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Navi Ahluwalia

Assistant Editor at POPSUGAR UKLondon, United Kingdom
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Navi Ahluwalia

Assistant Editor at POPSUGAR UKLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Assistant Editor at POPSUGAR UK, Freelance PR exec and co-founder of youth agency Platform LDN. Previous experience includes working fashion weeks for Moschino and Burberry as well as editorial roles at Pause and Notion Magazine. Currently focusing on widening South-Asian representation across PopSugar UK platforms through interviews, spotlighting creatives, and telling the stories that matter.
Projects
  • Feature: Why the Sneaker Industry Isn't More Inclusive For Women, and How We Can Change That
    Feature: Why the Sneaker Industry Isn't More Inclusive For Women, and How We Can Change ThatIn-depth feature for POPSUGAR UK examining the UK sneaker industry, and its lack of inclusivity for women. Includes interviews with Jessy Law, Titi Finlay, The Sole Womens, Hypebeast, Crepe City, Sheaker Magazine, and Women In Sneakers.
  • Feature: How to Master the Art of Buying Clothes on Depop, and Yes, It's an Art
    Feature: How to Master the Art of Buying Clothes on Depop, and Yes, It's an ArtA feature for POPSUGAR UK which includes tips for buying secondhand clothing on Depop.
  • Interview: Swiss-Tamil Artist Priya Ragu Is Here to Inspire More South Asian Artists
    Interview: Swiss-Tamil Artist Priya Ragu Is Here to Inspire More South Asian ArtistsInterview with Swiss-Tamil artist Priya Ragu on her culture, her music, and what the future holds.
  • Interview: How Aurum LDN Is Helping to Put Preowned Jewellery on the Map
    Interview: How Aurum LDN Is Helping to Put Preowned Jewellery on the MapInterview with founder of Aurum LDN, a vintage/preowned jewellery brand that hopes to encourage more young people to buy recycled gold.
  • Interview: Gynae Girl Is the Instagram Account Encouraging South Asian Women to Talk About Sexual Health
    Interview: Gynae Girl Is the Instagram Account Encouraging South Asian Women to Talk About Sexual HealthInterview with the founder of GynaeGirl, an Instagram account that seeks to explain common sexual health problems, encouraging young women to learn about their bodies and care about their sexual health, particularly in communities where the subject is not talked about or explained.
  • Research: Rumours About the COVID-19 Vaccine Are Putting the UK's South Asian Community at Risk
    Research: Rumours About the COVID-19 Vaccine Are Putting the UK's South Asian Community at RiskArticle on the contents of the three COVID-19 vaccines which aims to dispel rumours that it is unsafe for the South Asian community.
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Projects credited in
  • International Women’s Day 2021, meet 100 rising stars inspiring change
    International Women’s Day 2021, meet 100 rising stars inspiring changeWe still have a way to go when it comes to improving gender diversity and equality in the creative, tech and digital industries – which is why it is so important for us, as a platform, to use our force for good. We’re thrilled to be releasing our annual list celebrating and shining a spotlight on 100+ rising stars from underrepresented gender identities – as nominated by The Dots community – who are transforming the industry of today and inspiring the generation of tomorrow. The list beams wit
  • Creative Mentor Network x Studio Moross
    Creative Mentor Network x Studio MorossAs it’s officially holiday season ☃ we’d like to introduce you to our brand new merch in collaboration with Studio Moross! Buy these for yourself or a loved one and know that you will be helping the Creative Mentor Network community increase diversity in the industry. Since 2014, the number of students taking up arts subjects at A-level in the UK (drama, music, art) has fallen by 13,000, almost 17% (BBC, 2019). Contrastingly, the UK creative industry is worth over £100bn and is growing at 4x
  • PlatformLDN
    PlatformLDNI am a founder member of the youth creative agency PlatformLDN. Although having only existed for just over a year we have worked in partnership with Creative Media Network, Break Communications, and Shaftesbury Plc to put on the inaugural Soho Music Month. Soho Music Month was a series of 21 events delivered over 30 days in June to celebrate the diversity and talent within the Soho and Carnaby areas of London. Soho Music Month will be returning again in 2019 but in the meantime we have also se
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Work history
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    POPSUGAR UK logo
    Assistant EditorPOPSUGAR UK
    London, United KingdomFull Time
    Covering daily news, writing features, interviewing artists, musicians, and creatives. Spotlighting incredible women doing incredible things.
    M&C Saatchi Sport & Entertainment logo
    M&C Saatchi Sport & Entertainment logo
    Account ExecutiveM&C Saatchi Sport & Entertainment
    London, United KingdomFull Time
    Looking after my main client accounts; Reebok UK, Reebok Global and Reebok Market Europe, supporting on media pitching, creative campaign strategy and ideation and managing events and launches. Assisting with research and trend forecasting projects for new business opportunities and managing our talent and influencer database for influencer marketing projects.
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Skills
  • Creative Arts
  • Fashion Magazines
  • Photography
  • Photoshop
  • Adobe Indesign
  • Article Writing
  • Assistant Styling
  • Fashion Journalism
  • Music Journalism
  • Marketing
Education
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    BA (Hons) Fashion Management and MarketingUniversity of Southampton
     - Southampton, United Kingdom
    Awarded First Class Honours. Modules included Creative Branding, Research & Communication, Strategic Fashion Marketing and Digital Fashion Marketing.
Awards
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    Engine logo
    30 to Watch Young Journalist AwardEngine
    Awarded the #30ToWatch Young Journalist Award for Culture, Entertainment, & Lifestyle from Engine MHP and Mischief PR.