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Celebrating Achievement and Diversity Speaker Series with Vanessa Ho, Angela Donin and Ban Haider

Date: Wednesday 28 July 2021

Time: 13:30 - 14:30

The Celebrating Achievement and Diversity Speaker Series has been running since August 2020. We’ve had a fantastic range of speakers and heard so many thought-provoking and inspiring conversations.

You can catch up on previous sessions here.

Join us for the final session of the Speaker Series on Wednesday 28 July at 13:30-14:30.

For this final session, Liz Grand, Diversity and Inclusion Adviser, is joined by Dr Vanessa Ho, Dr Ban Haider and Dr Angela Donin. The group look back over what has changed since the Speaker Series began a year ago, and talk about their new roles in leading equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI) at St George’s.

Dr Vanessa Ho

Dr Vanessa Ho is Reader in Pharmacology and Inclusive Practice and is the Dean for Equality, Diversity and Inclusion. Vanessa’s research focuses on pharmacology (how drugs work) and physiology (how biological systems work). Her education portfolio includes curriculum development, student pastoral care, quality assurance, and research-based education. She leads the Athena Swan initiative and Race Equality Review for the University.

Dr Angela Donin

Dr Angela Donin, Lecturer in Epidemiology, and was recently appointed the Associate Dean for Equality and Diversity Enhancement. Angela has been leading research projects on health inequalities in the community, engaging with schools and young participants. She previously established and led the Lecturer Group in Research to improve representation and communications at cross-institutional committees.

Dr Ban Haider

Dr Ban Haider, Senior Clinical Lecturer in Primary Education, and was recently appointed the Associate Dean for Culture and Development. Ban has been involved in initiatives around mental health, race equality, and sexual harassment at St George’s. She is also the Inclusion Lead at her General Practice Partnership.

Due to timetabling, this session has been pre-recorded. The recording of this conversation will be streamed via MS Teams in the usual time slot on Wednesday 28 July, 13:30 – 14:30. Click on the link below, or join the session here.

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