Meet The Fellows: Our Seventh Cohort

Dedicating a year to testing and building smart solutions to social problems

Our 114 Fellows are a diverse group of young professionals who are ambitious about making society better. Get to know a handful below.

 

Introducing our seventh cohort

Our 16 new Fellows include engineers, fundraisers, data analysts, community activists and policy-makers.

LAMIS SERROUKH

Lamis is a charity fundraiser and trustee of Walou, a charity that supports Moroccan street children.

RUBY WATERWORTH

With a background in European policy making, Ruby is interested in innovation in the health service.

JONTY LEIBOWITZ

Jonty has been an activist and leader of Jewish youth movements for many years.

ZAAMA LATIF

Zaama comes to Year Here from studying for a PhD in Petroleum Chemistry. She also runs halalforlondon.com.

AFOLABI ADEKAIYAOJA

Nigerian-born Afolabi  helped produce TEDxEuston and the London International Model United Nations conference.

AOISE KEOGAN-NOOSHABADI

Law graduate Aoise has focussed her research on the impact of the ‘bedroom tax’ on vulnerable people.

EVELYN OFORI-KURAGU

Evelyn joins Year Here after working for Balloon Ventures and Bethnal Green Ventures.

MARGARITA MANIATI

Civil engineer Margarita is leaving a successful career in consulting and project management to become a Fellow.

VERENA WIMMER

Verena comes from the tech sector, where she worked as a data analyst for Forward3D and Deliveroo among others.

SAM BLACK

Sam has worked in Sierra Leone, Kenya and Brazil, where he was a Fellow of the Amani institute.

KIRSTY TURNBULL

South African-born Kirsty is leaving a corporate career in healthcare marketing to pursue social entrepreneurship.

HANNAH MOHAMMAD

Hannah was the founding president of the King’s College Global Health Society.

SHAYANE LACEY

Shayane is leaving the marketing world to explore her interests in community engagement and participation.

BETH PILGRIM

With a background in both the private and nonprofit sectors, Beth is interested in how to use both to tackle inequality.

TAMSIN KOUMIS

Tamsin is co-founder of the Dunkirk Legal Support Team and has been involved in migrants’ rights for 5 years.

ANNICK METEFIA

Annick is a French anthropologist with a track record of supporting migrant communities.

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