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Shazia Mir

Lead, Resident & Alumni Relations

Shazia Mir is the resident & alumni relations lead at LabCentral. She organizes and executes community events and serves as the interface between all residents, guests, and visitors with the operations team.  In addition, Shazia monitors the LabCentral twitter account and is the curator of Gallery 1832, an in-house art gallery with a continually rotating exhibit of local artists.  She has a diverse career background having worked for Blackwell Science Publishing, Oxford University and the NGO, Oxfam and has taught English in Japan. Since relocating from Oxford to Cambridge in 2012 she has developed an independent web-based business, Soha Originals. Shazia holds a degree in Sociology and Public Media from the University of Leeds, England.

Favorite school science project: "A lasting memory from my school days is dissecting a bull's eye during biology class. I can still remember that popping sound as I pierced the surface, the strong lingering stench and the squeals from fellow classmates.”