Awa has been living in Glasgow with her son for nearly 2 years. She can’t imagine life without her passion for cooking and baking. She enjoys learning new recipes and cooking food from all over the world. Awa is looking forward to gaining new skills and experience and adding new recipes to her repertoire.
Azita is from Iran and has been living in Glasgow for 2 years. She worked as a Chemical Engineer before she had to leave Iran. She loves reading, cake and coffee – preferably all together! Azita dreams of running her own café-book shop “somewhere that feels like home”.
Mahsa was born in Tehran, and has been living in Glasgow with her son for the past 2 years. She's passionate about fruit and vegetables – working as a professional fruit carver at events before she had to leave Iran. She enjoys cooking colourful vegetables and loves to share emotions with others through food.
Ghofran is originally from Syria. She loves to bake – especially attempting to make fancy cakes for her friends. She is excited to teach the flavours and food of Syria, learn new recipes, and gain new skills and experience. In the future, Ghofran would love to work in a bakery or patisserie.
Nadia has been living in Glasgow for almost 7 years. She loves nothing more than getting a group of people together for good food and conversation. Nadia loves music, movies, and reading – but really enjoys cooking. She dreams of owning her own café, and is looking forward to gaining experience and new skills through RISE.