Mai Musié (Oxford University)
Mai also reflects on her own journey, from leaving Ethiopia as a child in the civil war to coming to London (via a few years in the Sudan), and how visiting the library after school ignited her interest in the ancient world.
They also discuss Mai's new hobby, skateboarding, and how there are some unexpected similarities between this and Classics.
Mai is a Knowledge Exchange Project Officer for the University of Oxford. You can find her on twitter @MaiMusie.
You can find her latest book, Forward with Classics: Classical Languages in Schools and Communities, here, which is part of a wider Classics in the Community Project.