I'm a Modern Languages postgraduate student at the University of Oxford. I have a degree in Comparative Literature from University College London (UCL).
Born and raised in France, I moved to the UK in 2018 after spending several months in Scandinavia. I was formally diagnosed with Asperger's syndrome (nowadays called autism) and ADHD after several misdiagnoses with mental health disorders and unsuccessful treatments to improve my mental health.
I have been drawing for a long time and started sharing my drawings following my diagnosis with autism. I'm trying to break stereotypes about gender, age, and race that surround autism and cause a lot of misunderstanding. I want to raise awareness of the situation of autistic women and girls who are very often misdiagnosed with other mental health illnesses or never diagnosed at all.
I am the founder and president of the UCL autism society and have been involved in numerous talks and campaigns about neuro-diversity, autistic females and mental health.
Student based in Oxford, United Kingdom
Talks and seminars
UNAM UK: Applied-Health Humanities Webinar
2021, 2nd December
UCL Centre for AI: #Wearethe15 in AI Webinar - Chair of the panel on Autism and AI
2021, 8th June
UCL Societies Awards: Welfare Award
UCL Students' Union: This Girl Can
2020, 5th November
UCL - Talk for medical students on accessibility in sports (recording only available for UCL students)
Spotlight on: Life at UCL with an Autistic Spectrum Condition (ASC)
UCL: Studying tips and tricks: a Neurodivergent Perspective
Where The Leaves Fall: [Illustration] 'The Earthy Sensuous' by Shell Parsons, issue 7, pp. 134-5.
Hope Mindset: [Mixed media] 'Recovery'.
Aspiring to be You: 'The co-occurrence of autism and eating disorders'.
UCL Student Union: This Girl Can.
The Art of autism: 'The Heartbreak and Shame of Pretending to be Normal in a Neurotypical World'.
Cheese Grater magazine: 'My Four Walls: Coping with an Eating Disorder during a Pandemic'.
UCL Student Union: My summer story.
The Art of Autism: 'How Drawing Helps Me Express the Loneliness and Alienation I Feel'.
Tabou Magazine: 'Sensory Overload'.