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Salma Islam

Lewisham Integration Officer

Salma runs the ESOL programme for the Lewisham branch. Prior to this, she lived in Egypt for six years, where she taught English initially at the British Council in Cairo and then gave private classes, before moving into journalism. She covered Egypt for the Los Angeles Times, and her work has also been published in The Guardian, Newsweek and Public Radio International, among others. Before moving to Egypt, she worked as a political consultant in London.