On the middle of a black background is a row of colourful vertical stripes’. In the centre is a black and white profile photo of TEDx speaker Ghino Parker superimposed on top.

"Youth Work embraces young people so they may feel the warmth of the Village."

Ghino Parker

Ghino is a Youth and Community strategist. She started out as a youth worker supporting female participation and inclusion for young people with special needs & disabilities.

As a young Kurdish refugee, she found a new home in London, and her formative experiences continue to inspire her work within communities. She holds a postgraduate qualification in Law and a MA in Applied Anthropology and hopes to continue research in the way language & stories shape our environment. Ghino has shaped youth engagement strategies to effect change within communities, both in the U.K. and abroad. She has also worked with the business sector to develop meaningful Social Responsibility models. Currently, Ghino is working to improve outcomes for those affected by serious youth violence.