Moud Goba currently works as a National Manager for Micro Rainbow, the leading organisations in the UK supporting LGBTQI migrants. She leads the organisation programmes at national level: their safe housing work which provides 30,000 bed-nights a year to homeless LGBTQI asylum seekers and their social inclusion and employability schemes. More recently Moud has managed the integration process of LGBTQI people who arrived in the UK from Afghanistan. Moud is one of the founding members of UK Black Pride and she is the current Chair of their Board of Trustees. Moud was recently named as one of the BBC 100 women for 2022 and was the recipient of an Attitude Pride Award, Kaleidoscope lifetime achievement award and most recently a Diva Magazine inspirational role model award. Her pronouns are she/her.
Moud’s word of the day is REFUGEE.
TW: This episode contains themes that some listeners might find upsetting
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