Meet The Fellows: Our Seventh Cohort

A year to test and build smart solutions to social problems

Introducing our seventh cohort of Year Here Fellows

LAMIS SERROUKH

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

BETH PILGRIM

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

JONTY LEIBOWITZ

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

ANNICK METEFIA

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

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.

TAMSIN KOUMIS

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

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.

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Closing our Doors

Year Here will be closing by the end of this year. Read our blog to find out more about this decision.