Nita meets the NGDA
Nita Jhummu interviews Sangita Mittra, Wrenay Raphael and Carlos Byles from the New Generation Development Agency.
About the NGDA
New Generation Development Agency is a non-for-profit organisation that provides specialist community development work/interventions by initiating projects which address sensitive issues that primarily effect diverse communities and young people. These include, but are not limited to, tackling topics such as hate crime, honour abuse, integration and community cohesion, disproportionate representation within the criminal justice system, education and attainment, balancing cultural identity, rights and responsibilities, radicalisation, self harm, substance use and more.
About Nita Jhummu
Nita Jhummu is an award-winning radio broadcaster having won “Presenter of the Year” at the HBA National Hospital Radio Awards in 2017, as part of the Hospital Radio Chelmsford team. She currently presents popular show, “City Talk” on Monday nights on Chelmsford Community Radio (CCR 104.4FM) and has a real passion for radio – be that talk shows or feel-good music.
Aside from radio broadcasting, Nita has a background in financial services and data analytics. Nita is a graduate of the London School of Economics and having worked for prestigious companies such as Citibank, Deloitte and Lloyds Banking Group, Nita is now working for a specialist lender who focus on niche mortgages, development, construction and asset finance.
Nita is from Brentwood and her heritage is from Mauritius. Her parents were instrumental in setting up the Essex Hindu Dharma Society which was a group set up in Brentwood in the 1990s and is still going strong today from it’s base in Witham. Nita’s favourite foods are her Mum’s dholl puri and her Dad’s rougaille – both yummy traditional Mauritian foods.