Lerato is an applied theatre facilitator and creative educator, specialising in work with refugee and asylum seeking communities. She designs alternative education interventions with organisations such as Springboard Youth Academy and Street Child United. She also leads applied theatre workshops across London, in collaboration with The Kiln Theatre, The Arcola and Wimbledon Civic Theatre Trust. Lerato is passionate about the positive impact the arts can have on young people, and its ability to enhance not only their development, but also their understanding of the world around them. Lerato strives to use drama and the arts as a tool for sustainable and critical social change.