Panni has lived most of her life in Sheffield but was born in London. She has a PhD and is a qualified Social Worker and Teacher.
Her career encompasses: Live Arts practitioner, painter & arts coordinator, Social worker coordinating respite care for children with disabilities, researcher for Sheffield Hallam University and University of Sheffield and coordinating arts and environment initiatives such as a festival celebrating diverse cultures in Burngreave.
She has exhibited internationally, been a speaker at conferences in Mongolia, South Korea & Australia and sourced from being of dual heritage, she urges us to live in harmony and to embrace difference and implement it.
Lottie has worked in funding and finance in Further and Adult Education, both in the voluntary sector and Sheffield City Council. She has a Degree from the London School of Economics in Social Anthropology.
Lottie has lived most of her life in Sheffield but was born and spent her first seven years in Sierra Leone. She believes cohesion is important because without social glue we’d all come unstuck. She believes in Sheffield because it’s the best city in the UK by a hilly distance and has(d) lots of trees.