Heather Saunders

Membership Coordinator

Heather Saunders is Serendipity’s Membership Coordinator. She has a background in art and design and has worked with artists and creatives throughout her career, working in galleries and coordinating festivals.  She has experience in promoting the arts internationally and has enjoyed great success when fundraising for charity. Heather has a BA in Graphic Design from…

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Mistura Allison

Research and Engagement

Mistura Allison is Serendipity’s lead on Research and Engagement. She graduated from the University of Reading with a Bachelor’s Degree in History of Art and Architecture, and she holds a Masters of Arts in African Studies with Heritage from the University College London. Her latest curatorial and research work includes I had a dream, led…

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Amy Grain

Administrator

Amy Grain is Serendipity’s Administrator. Since joining the team as an Education Intern for Let’s Dance International Frontiers in 2013, Amy has become an invaluable asset to Serendipity with her skills extending into all facets of the organisation. As well as being an administration specialist, Amy is skilled in programming, development, graphic design, video editing,…

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Mutsa Mhende

PhD Researcher

Mutsa Mhende (they/them) is a PhD researcher at DMU.  Their collaborative doctoral award: Textures of Blackness in the Midlands: Excavating Regional Archives of Black Culture and Politics, is in partnership with the Stephen Lawrence Research Centre and Serendipity. This interdisciplinary and community-based archival project aims to problematise the colonial archive, while reimagining sites of memory…

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Ashly Stanly

Administration Assistant

Ashly Stanly is the Administration Assistant for Serendipity, she has graduated from De Montfort University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology. She has worked with DMU Global to organise international trips and has a great interest in cultural and artistic events that serendipity has to offer. She has a keen interest in Dance, she was…

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