Anjum is a skilled consultant and trainer with many years’ experience. She has run her own successful business as a freelance trainer and consultant since 2000 delivering a combination of consultancy projects, reviews and evaluations, writing projects and a wide range of training courses professionals across many different disciplines, including, higher education, the private sector, Local Authorities and the community sector.
Between 1987 and 2000 she worked for a number of voluntary sector groups including the London Black Women’s Project where she managed major government funded projects, practice development projects, policy activity and learning events including national seminars and conferences and network meetings.
She has considerable skills in equality, diversity, inclusion and belonging alongside child protection, project and team management, training and facilitation, communication and dissemination, participation work and writing for publications.
Recent contracts undertaken have included numerous training courses on subjects such as unconscious bias, welcoming diversity, equality, diversity and inclusion, unconscious bias and safeguarding, assessment and analysis, care planning, professional decision making, adults at risk, direct work with children and communicating with children in care, resilience, supervision skills, child protection, neglect and emotional abuse. Anjum’s special interests are, unconscious bias – conscious inclusion, anti-racism, supporting women and girls fleeing sexual and domestic violence, the child’s voice in assessments and intervention, family and parenting support, safeguarding children and young people’s participation.
Anjum is also currently a board member of Imaan Muslim LGBTQI+ group. Anjum is also on the board of trustees of Queer Britain and London Black Women’s Project (Chair).
Anjum is driven by activism, justice and equality and has written numerous articles and has a chapter in Amrit Wilson’s book - Finding a Voice.