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Salwa Rogers

Creative WriterLondon, United Kingdom
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Salwa Rogers

Creative WriterLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Curious, creative and candid storyteller. www.salwarogers.com
Projects
  • 10 Amazing Eritrean and Ethiopians in Tech!This article takes a look at some of the fantastic technologists hailing from Eritrea and Ethiopia (both in the diaspora and the motherland). The list is far from exhaustive, so please feel free to shout out anyone else in the comments!
  • A Deep Dive Into The World of UX Design with Carmen Bocanegra.Meet Carmen Bocanegra, a first-generation, Peruvian-American Senior UX Designer. In this interview, Carmen talks about her journey, explains why UX is so much more about the people than it is about the technology, how using twitter helped her career, and why working in UX can mean so many different things.
  • AFROSOPHYStop The Stigma #BlackMentalHealth https://afrosophy.wordpress.com/2016/10/10/stop-the-stigma-blackmentalhealth/
Work history
    Programme AssistantCreate Jobs
    London, United KingdomFull Time
    Assisting with the facilitation of Digital/Creative Programmes for 18-30 year olds. Creating case studies to digitally market our programmes to potential partners. Communicating with existing partners such as Depop, V&A Museum, Magnum Photos etc. Assisting with filming and interviews of our partners and Young People. Handling/inputting data into our systems. Trained in Salesforce and SharePoint data bases. Responsible for administrative tasks like making/answering phone calls, ordering resources, organising office resources etc.
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    Freelance Content ExecutivePeople of Color in Tech
    London, United KingdomFreelance
    Creating content for the company Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and copywriting for LinkedIn. Creating GiFs, sourcing memes and writing creative tweets and headlines for our Newsletter alerts. Responsible for writing articles for the company website. Ranging from opinion pieces to interviews. Proof-reading and editing articles for company website. Using Google Analytics to keep track of our progress each month.
Skills
  • Creative Writing
  • Abobe Creative Suite
  • Concept Creating
  • Campaign Creation
  • Brand Creative Strategy
  • Blog Creation
  • Connecting Creatives
  • Social Media
  • Copwriting
  • Digital Marketing
Education
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    MPhil African Studies (Merit)University of Cambridge
     - Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Main research on the rise in popularity of Afrobeats and Afro-Swing music genres, in London and globally.
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    BA Philosophy 2:1University of Nottingham
     - Nottingham, United Kingdom
Awards
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    English Language and Literature Department AwardChrist the King Sixth Form College
    Received an award for outstanding achievement in English Language and Literature coursework.