Tuesday 4 February 16:00 - 19:00

IoPPN Main Building
16 De Crespigny Park
Wolfson Lecture Theatre, IoPPN Main Building

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Inspiring People - In Conversation with Funmi Olonisakin


In this first Inspiring People event, Professsor Stephani Hatch will lead a conversation with Professor Funmi Olonisakin

In this first Inspiring People event, Professsor Stephani Hatch will lead a conversation with Professor Funmi Olonisakin, Vice-President and Vice-Principal International at King's College London.

16:00: arrival

16:15: event begins

17:30: event reception

Professor Funmi Olonisakin is a Professor of Secruity, Leadership & Society and founding Director of the African Leadership Centre. Funmi's research interests include reframing narratives of statebuilding and peacebuilding; Leadership dynamics at the security and development nexus; Informal systems of governance, security and justice; Alternative conceptualisations of gender, security and development. And the prevailing trend of negative stereotypes and the need to seek a deeper understanding of the peculiarities of the continent while influencing policy responses to Africa’s security challenges.

Professor Stephani Hatch is a Professor of Sociology and Epidemiology and leads an interdisciplinary research programme and public engagement focused on urban mental health; social determinants of inequalities in health and health services; and young adult mental health. Stephani also applies her inequality research knowledge and public engagement experience to ensuring IoPPN’s D&I work is applied through an intersectional lens to benefit IoPPN’s diverse community. Stephani has been active in D&I leadership at KCL since 2014 and co-led IoPPN's 2019 Athena SWAN application.

‘Inspiring People’ is a multi-year campaign aimed at showcasing the diversity of IoPPN’s staff, students and alumni to engender a collective sense of community and belonging at the IoPPN. Inspiring People is built on the idea that everyone is inspiring to someone increasing the IoPPN's community's access to access to diverse and relatable role models showcasing and celebrating their experiences and achievements.


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