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We have alumni groups in Africa, with a range of events and activities for you to take part in. Find your nearest alumni co-ordinator below.
If there is no active group near you, why not volunteer to start one?
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Alumni Coordinator: Amal Abou Setta
Contact information: Email Amal directly.
What I'm doing now: EL Associate Manager at AMIDEAST - Egypt
Why I volunteer: I would like to facilitate networking among Lancaster alumni, current students and prospective students in Egypt. I would like to make professional ties and provide assistance and orientation to those who need it.
Alumni Coordinators: Dami Adesola and Mojisola Akande (Mjay)
Contact information: Email Dami or Mjay directly.
What I'm doing now:
Dami - I moved to Lagos in 2015 and have been working as a research analyst for an economic consulting firm. Essentially this involves about 45 hours a week behind a computer, regular TV interviews and heated discussions about economic policy with just about everyone (so don't even bother getting into an economic argument with me - I will finish you! JK!). I am also an active volunteer for an NGO that drives poverty alleviation and economic empowerment in various communities across Africa.
Mjay - I am the Corporate Planner and Researcher for Consolidated Hllmark Insurance Plc. I currently live and work in Lagos, spending many weekends exploring the city of my childhood from an adult perspective.
Why I volunteer:
Dami - Those who know me well will tell you that I'm constantly organising shindigs and reunions for my group of friends. I love the idea of coming together over some ice tea, reminiscing about the hit and miss of ACS socials, the days when 18 degrees centigrade was considered 'great weather' and general life in the North West of England. Plus, networking with fellow alumni can be valuable to your career and social life!
Mjay - I met some of the best people in the world during my time at Lancaster, so any opportunity to see them is one I am willing to take up.
Alumni Coordinator: Agnes Ansah Osei
Contact information: Email Agnes directly
What I'm doing now: I'm currently working with the Private Financing Advisory Network (PFAN) as the Country Coordinator for Ghana and the West Africa Project Assistant.
Why I volunteer: Lancaster University moulded me into the confident lady I am today. I appreciate diverse cultures now and I am easily able to adapt to new environments. I am proud to be part of the Lancaster community.
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