Harpreet was born and grew up in England, and completed a degree in Sociology in 2000. She has since lived and worked in Birmingham, London, Beijing and Melbourne in the arts sector as a Creative Producer across the visual and performing arts. In 2011 following a 2-year round the world travel adventure Harpreet returned to England and has relocated to Bristol to read for a Masters in Gender and International Relations. Harpreet volunteered for and participated in the IofC Asia Pacific Youth Conference in Melbourne in 2011. Harpreet is passionate about using her skills to works a Cultural Catalyst, creating innovative projects that forge interculturalism and creativity to address current social, political and environmental issues. She has a particular interest in women's rights, human security, intercultural dialogues and multiculturalism. She is British Asian privileged to be of dual heritage, fluent in Punjabi, and can speak Hindi. A vulture of culture her passions also include world music and dance, photography, travel writing, big cities, red wine, social networking and cake.