Women in leadership: an interview with Anne-Marie Henderson, the new Director of Student Success & Engagement

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Anne-Marie Henderson Current Job Role: Director of Student Success and Engagement   Previous roles/ background:  I studied Geography at The University of Reading before training to be a Geography Teacher. I really enjoyed teaching and taught in a variety of schools in Bristol, Oxford and London. I then moved to King’s College London and had a variety of jobs in Widening …

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Women in leadership: Edda Pernice on being RUSU’s LGBTQ+ Part-Time Officer

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Edda Pernice LGBTQ+ Part-Time Officer, RUSU Talk us through what you do for your society/sport/activity? My role as Part Time officer has included: attending Student Voice has a member, which requires me to vote for ideas proposed by students through the Change It! Platform. Once a term I also must attend LARC meetings, to highlight …

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Women in leadership: being president of the Pole Fitness Society

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Jasmine Donaldson President of Pole Fitness Society Talk us through what you do for your society/sport/activity? As the President, I oversee all our classes. I’ve also taken on the role of head instructor, coaching our student volunteer instructors and ensuring everyone is enjoying classes. I teach 4 classes myself, beginners and intermediate level in my …

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Women in leadership: an interview with Parveen Yaqoob, Deputy Vice-Chancellor

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Parveen Yaqoob Current Job Role: Deputy Vice-Chancellor Previous roles/ background: Professor of Nutritional Physiology, Head of Chemistry, Food & Pharmacy, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research & Innovation   Talk us through your approach to leadership: I have always been the sort of person who finds it difficult to sit back and leaves things to others if something …

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Women in leadership: empowering others, staying kind & overcoming challenges

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Rachel Osborne President of Zero Waste Society Talk us through what you do for your society/sport/activity?   I set up and am the President of the Zero Waste Society. This year I have organised clothes swaps, a trip to a falconry centre and organised my favourite event, a night of Sustainable Business where successful green …

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