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GEORGIA

  • UCL: MA Latin American Studies, Distinction

  • University of Bristol: BA Spanish, 1st

  • St. Swithun’s School: A-Levels: Spanish A, History of Art A, Geography A

BIOGRAPHY & INTERESTS

I finished my Masters in Latin American Studies at UCL last September, and have since been working at two human rights organisations; the first, undertaking advocacy work related to the Colombian Peace Process, and the second, completing research focused on corporate accountability. Social justice, human rights, and women’s empowerment are my main interest areas within the field. Aside from this, I have been involved with campaigning work focused on recognising Latin American women’s rights on local government agendas across London. Having lived in Spain, Chile and Mexico, I would consider myself a language enthusiast, with a passion for anything Hispanic-related; from art, food, culture to travel.

EXPERIENCE & APPROACH

Without trust, it can be hard for a child to build confidence, engagement and interest in a subject. It’s something that has stuck with me since I had mentors when I was younger; because the mentors I engaged with most, and hence learnt most from, were the ones I saw not just as a mentor but as a friend. I’ve found that in building a genuine and trusting connection with the child, it fosters a belief in their own capabilities and helps them to re-gain confidence, not just in that subject area but on a personal level too. I try to be as active as possible when mentoring, and create a dynamic and fun working-environment. I have experience tutoring a range of age groups; having taught English to 11-18 year old Spanish students during a five-month teaching programme in Valencia, to teaching English, Maths and Spanish for 11+ and 13+.

Testimonials

"Georgia was great, really nice and friendly and Thomas said she really helped him with his Spanish. 5 Stars" Mother of A Level Boy, May 2018