Featured Entrepreneur: The Syrian Sunflower,
alias Majeda

Majeda is a human rights activist from Syria who is also a talented chef and food lover! @syrian_sunflower_kitchen

Since arriving in the UK she has dedicated her time to advocacy work on behalf of aid charities in her home country. She wants to use food to bring people together and set up The Syrian Sunflower as part of TERN’s Start Up programme.

She now offers home-made Syrian catering for events as well as cookery classes and exclusive supper clubs.

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Square Co-founder and CEO Jack Dorsey  (second left) meets members of The Entrepreneurial Refugee Network (l-r Muzaffar Sadykov, Naglaa Sadik, Usman Khalidto) to discuss how technology is opening up new opportunities for refugees breaking barriers in the UK. Square announced its new collaboration with TERN as part of a series of Square events for London Tech Week. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday June 11th, 2019. Photo credit should read: Matt Crossick/PA Wire.

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