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Fiona Ovberedjo
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Fiona Ovberedjo

FIONA HAS A COMBINED INTEREST IN LAW, POLITICS AND TECHNOLOGY. SHE IS A GRADUATE IN INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS WITH POLITICAL SCIENCE FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF BIRMINGHAM. HER UNDERGRADUATE THESIS EXAMINED THE ROLE OF CIVIL SOCIETY IN THE POLITICS OF OIL IN THE NIGER DELTA REGION OF NIGERIA. WHILST FIONA STUDIED AT THE UNIVERSITY OF BIRMINGHAM SHE SPENT A YEAR ABROAD AT THE UNIVERSITY OF NOTTINGHAM NINGBO, CHINA AND USED THIS OPPORTUNITY TO FURTHER DEVELOP HER MANDARIN SKILLS. IN ADDITION TO THIS SHE SPEAKS ENGLISH, FRENCH AND SWAHILI.
FIONA ALSO HOLDS A GDL AND LLM FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF LAW. DURING HER TIME AT THE UNIVERSITY OF LAW FIONA WAS INVOLVED IN PRO - BONO WORK FOR THE BIRMINGHAM EMPLOYMENT RIGHTS ADVICE LINE. SHE IS ALSO AN AVID READER AND PASSIONATE DEBATER AND HAS COMPETED INTERNATIONALLY.
FIONA CURRENTLY WORKS IN A LEGAL TECH COMPANY, AND PREVIOUSLY INTERNED AT UNDP, UNWOMEN, AND DEUTSCHE GESELLSCHAFT FÜR INTERNATIONALE ZUSAMMENARBEIT.