Laila Sumpton is a freelance poet and youth engagement consultant. She has been a Trustee of Most Mira since 2011. She advises on, and evaluates Most Mira’s youth theatre and peace-building projects. She also facilitates workshops on using the arts for bringing young people together.
As well as publishing and performing her own poetry Laila also works on refugee and migrant poetry projects in London, is a Writing Program Leader at the Ministry of Stories, and facilitates writing and human rights workshops for learners of all ages and backgrounds.