Afshan D’souza-Lodhi NORTH WEST AMBASSADOR Close Afshan D’souza-Lodhi NORTH WEST AMBASSADOR Afshan D’souza-Lodhi was born in Dubai to Indian and Pakistani parents and was lost in Manchester. She is a writer of plays, prose, performance pieces, and passive-aggressive tweets. Afshan’s first degree was in Philosophy, and her Masters was in Post-Colonial Literature and Culture. As well as her own writing, Afshan is keen to develop other younger and emerging artists. Afshan currently freelances with numerous cultural organisations. She sits on the boards of the Manchester Literature Festival and Pie Radio. Afshan also sits on the steering committee for the Northern Police Monitoring Project, an independent campaigning and advocacy organization that challenges police harassment and violence.