Ese Akpobi

2018/19 Fellow

Ese was a 2018/19 Fellow. She completed her frontline placement at South Quay College, then went on to advise Tower Hamlets Council as part of her consulting project. She was mentored by Olly Offord.

Born and raised in East London, Ese studied British Sign Language at City Literary Institute. Upon finishing her studies, she worked in a variety of settings, including supporting hearing-impaired students in a local secondary school and volunteering with global charity, Challenges Worldwide, in Ghana. Ese joined Year Here to learn how social innovation can help solve some of the issues the deaf community face in the UK.