Introducing the team………

Sam

Samantha Mitchell – Manager – manager@derbyopencentre.org
Sam joined the Open Centre in September 2015, after developing the desire for a new challenge, leading on from her career in education. She is already exploring ways in which she can extend workshops and the services the Open Centre already provides.

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Nahida Begum – Senior Consultant for Communities – nahida.begum@derbyopencentre.org
Nahida has been with the Open Centre for over 20 years and she is your first point of contact when you make a booking. She is the person that can change your ideas into a great day out. “I was born and brought up in Derby as a practising Muslim. I have been part of the Open Centre since 1994.”

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 Eve Sacker – Sessional Worker

“I am a member of the Jewish community. I am secondary RE teacher by training and have been working with the Open Centre since 2013.”

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Soshain (Shain) Bali – Sessional Worker

“My local place of worship is the Hindu Temple Geeta Bhawan. I was schooled in Derby, worked in London as a graphic designer/photographer and now involved with the Multi Faith Centre, Derby Museums and Derby Open Centre.”

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“I am a Muslim and have been working for the Open Centre since 2007. My place of worship is the Mosque.”

dannyDanny Wells – Sessional Worker

“I am excited to be involved with Open Centre as I am a firm believer in the value of the work. I come from the East End of London and am very fond of Derbyshire where I live with my family. I work with adults with learning disabilities and have a love of history. ‘The more you know, the less you know’…Keep questioning!..Keen to learn more…”