Kalifa Damani is currently a PhD student in the Faculty of Education at the University fo Cambridge and Artist in Residence at The Psychometrics Centre. She completed her MPhil degree in Social and Developmental Psychology at the University of Cambridge in 2014. During the 2013-14 academic year sho played an active part in the Psychometrics Centre's actiities, not only as a psychometrician but also as our artist and communicator i9n residence. For examples of her work see here. She graduated with 1st Class honours in Psychology and Film Studies from the University of the West Indies at St Augustine, and is in receipt of a prestigious Scholarship from the Government of Trinidad and Tobago. Kalifa has been a University Tutor in Art and is also a freelance graphic artist, photographer and painter. In 2010 she was President and Founder of the University of the West Indies Arts Club.
Kalifa is passionate about finding opportunities and avenues through which psychological research can be applied to improving the lives and opportunities for children and youth (especially the disadvantaged) in order that they may improve their self-esteem, efficacy and achieve their full potential.