Founder and CEO
Lena founded The Mosaic Community Trust (MCT) in 2005 with a vision to tackle religious intolerance and prejudice. She is an international development professional with a successful international development career spanning 30+ years, which included senior positions with several major UK based NGOs as Head of international programme for Asia and Africa. Lena is a strong voice for the unrepresented BAME community in North Westminster, advocating for equality in health care provision. Lena has an MSc in Nutrition and Dietetics and an MPhil research degree in Social Development from Reading University, UK. Her expertise is in community-based research, rights based community empowerment, health systems strengthening and equality, diversity and inclusion.
Head of community programmes
Habiba manages the development and co-ordination of MCT’s community programmes in the Church Street, Maida Vale and Harrow Road areas. She is a keen advocate for building stronger, more resilient communities. Habiba focuses on supporting the training and skills development of MCT’s Community Advocates and works closely with the core team to improve project implementation, optimise project outputs and quality of delivery in line with MCT’s vision and values.
Community Engagement Coordinator
Louise regularly attends health forums, local community events and meetings, maintaining strong, positive partnerships through her engagements with varied stakeholders including community and voluntary sector and community services. Louise is passionate, organised and proactive communicator and has access to a number of social media platforms as well as being an active member of parent Governor at her local school.
Community projects coordinator
Fahmida co-ordinates MCT’s community outreach work including project implementation and delivery. Drawing on her lived experience, she reaches out to disadvantaged women in the BAME community, supporting them to join our courses and to better integrate into British Society and the local Church Street community. Fahmida supports the monitoring of MCT’s community-based activities, provides support to our Community Advocates and administrative and logistical support to MCT’s training sessions.
Asmahan Al Nidawi
Community Outreach Officer
Asmahan's work focuses on supporting the mental and emotional needs of vulnerable communities in some of the most deprived areas in North Westminster. She engages with those families who are lonely and isolated, supporting them to access local health and well-being services relevant to their needs.
Community Project Officer
Alima supports projects and activities to improve, protect and promote the health and well-being of BAME communities living in North Westminster. She is actively involved in facilitating community-led drop-in sessions and regularly conducts service participants needs assessments to help improve service delivery.
Mosaic's trained Community-Based Health and Well-being Advocates
A team of HWA's work in the local community providing support to lonely, isolated and vulnerable residents. They ensure patients are receiving and accessing the appropriate and necessary healthcare through advocacy and representation at health workshops and PPG's.