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Tia Shah

Learning Officer

Tia joins the Migration Museum following 5 happy years working in heritage education and community engagement. Following a MA in Early Modern History from Durham University, she has worked for several different heritage sites and is currently enjoying her freelance work with The Heritage Training Academy, which offers foundational skills to help young people from diverse communities to pursue careers in heritage. In her spare time Tia is a Contributing Writer for Girl Museum, helping to share untold stories about girls throughout history.

Tia is particularly passionate about proving young people belong in museums and diversifying the stories that are told there. As a second-generation immigrant Tia has a personal interest in migration and is looking forward to finding new and creative ways to engage communities with the topic through her role as Learning Officer.