Originally born in Essex, Mayameen had an array of career paths, starting out as a Legal Secretary in a Top Criminal Law Firm in Essex, JSPS Solictiors.
Travelling a passion, Mayameen settled for a number of years in Tunisia with her husband, working as an English Teacher.
In 2009, Mayameen suffered a birth trauma, enduring paralysis and requiring reconstructive surgery a year later, due to medical negligence and obstetric violence. Mayameen was compensated for this and the surgeon was removed from practicing, however this was the onset of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).
In 2011, Mayameen began her Journey, working with women affected by Sexual Violence, in particular women subjected to Female Genital Mutilation, being able to resonate with the impact of such violation.
“I didn’t feel like a woman anymore, I felt mutilated”
Qualifying as a Psychotherapist and NLP Practitioner, her outstanding knowledge of overcoming Psychological Trauma led her to pioneer her signature Trauma Recovery Program, based upon the PTSD Psychology of War Veterans in America.
In 2012, unknowingly to the outside world, Mayameens childhood trauma was triggered by the sentencing of her father to prison for his heinous crime of Child Sexual Abuse, Rape and Drug use to aid his crimes.
Mayameen used this suffering to Advocate for Sexual Violence victims including her greatest moment, as an Advocate for an FGM Victim who was pregnant and had fled forced Marriage in Gambia, attending her labour and being participant to what can happen with a survivor-survivor led approach.
“I had to find a way to deal with my trauma and to make my wounds worth it”
As a Public Speaker, Mayameen has embraced many an opportunity with taking the stage as a TEDX Speaker in 2016, whereby she talked about her own birth trauma and that of Fatima’s story above.
Despite it all, Mayameen had still remained silence to her own lifelong suffering…
In 2018, Mayameen broke this silence and hit the Media by waving her Lifelong Anonymity, becoming an International Public Figure. Breaking in “That’s Life Magazine”, and within a matter of days, Mayameen had received an out pour of support, with hundreds of Survivors reaching out to share their story, whilst a short video made by Mayameen that morning, shared on Facebook had over 15k views.
Successfully Campaigning against Injustice by way of Petitioning, Advocating and launching Movements.
Mayameen in particular, has left a Legacy in Wales as her Child House Petition created a change in Bill and her desire for the first Child Refuge in the UK to be passed in motion at the Senedd, still in discussions until this day.