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Rosa Pouakouyou
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Rosa Pouakouyou

ROSA IS A RECENT LSE INTERNATIONAL HISTORY GRADUATE WHERE SHE SPECIALISED IN THE HISTORY OF WOMEN AND BIPOC. HER THESIS EXAMINED THE ROLE OF REPUBLICAN WOMEN DURING THE TROUBLES IN NORTHERN IRELAND AND THE CAPACITY OF WARFARE TO FACILITATE THE BREAKDOWN OF GENDER BARRIERS. SHE HOPES TO CONTINUE HER UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH INTO THE ROLE OF WOMEN IN CONFLICT ZONES AT POSTGRADUATE LEVEL NEXT YEAR.
WHILST AT LSE, ROSA INTERNED AT WONDER FOUNDATION, AIMED AT INCREASING GENDER EQUALITY THROUGH THE EDUCATIONAL EMPOWERMENT OF WOMEN AND GIRLS THROUGH TRADITIONAL AND TERTIARY EDUCATION. SHE INTERNED AT JUSTICE PROJECT PAKISTAN IN THE ADVOCACY DEPARTMENT SUPPORTING THE ORGANISATIONS’ WORK REPRESENTING THE MOST VULNERABLE PAKISTANI PRISONERS FACING PUNISHMENT AT HOME AND ABROAD, INCLUDING THOSE FACING THE DEATH PENALTY, MENTALLY ILL PRISONERS AND VICTIMS OF POLICE TORTURE. ROSA VOLUNTEERED WITH THE BAYTREE CENTRE, IN BRIXTON, AS A MENTOR FOR ALL THREE YEARS OF UNIVERSITY AND IS A VOLUNTEER TUTOR FOR THE CORONAVIRUS TUTORING INITIATIVE.
ROSA CURRENTLY WORKS AS A WORKSHOP COORDINATOR WITH THE CLIMATE CRISIS EDUCATION PLATFORM, CLIMATE IN COLOUR AS WELL AS SERVING AS A WORKSHOP ADMINISTRATOR FOR A CONSULTANT TO THE IRISH EMBASSY IN ETHIOPIA WORKING TOWARDS INCORPORATING A GENDER TRANSFORMATIVE APPROACH INTO THEIR NEXT FIVE-YEAR PLAN.