Leadership Masterclass – Professor Iyiola Solanke

Thu, 7 May 2020 10:30 – 12:00

Leadership Forum members are invited to join colleagues on the Heilbron programme for the Masterclass sessions.

About this Event

These sessions present a unique opportunity to hear from leaders from diverse backgrounds and sectors, sharing their experiences of a range of leadership challenges and approaches.

Professor Iyiola Solanke holds the Chair in EU Law and Social Justice in the School of Law at the University of Leeds. She sits on the Valuation Tribunal for England and is an Academic Bencher of the Inner Temple, working through the Temple Women’s Forum North to support women at all levels of the legal profession. She also chairs the Inquiry into the History of Teaching and Researching Eugenics at UCL.

In 2017 she founded the Black Female Professors Forum, an internationally recognised network of Black female professors in the UK, to promote the presence and visibility of Black women in academia.

Iyiola is an expert in EU law and anti-discrimination law. She has held visiting posts and Fellowships at Harvard University, Science Po, McGill University, University of Sydney, Cambridge University, Pompeu Fabra University in Barcelona and the European University Institute in Florence, where she was a Fernand Braudel Research Fellow.

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