RARA Education Project: Who We Are

Thu, 1 April 2021 19:00 – 20:00 BST

If you want to know about who we are, what we do and why we do it, join us for a presentation and Q&A session on Thursday 1st April!

About RARA:

The RARA Education Project is a Black-led organization that was birthed of a need for Real and Authentic Representations of Africans and Caribbeans within the context of Britain. This month, RARA will sharing their mission, vision, community projects in a brief overview. To find out more about the RARA Education Project, register for FREE on Eventbrite today!

Meet The Founders:

Chiedza Ikpeh is a Zimbabwean-born and British-raised educator with a heart and passion to empower her community through teaching and learning. As a secondary English and Psychology teacher, a member of the University of Chester’s BAME advisory board and a representative of the Race Equality Challenge group, Chiedza is actively working to promote positive attitudes towards Black representation, Black education and Black participation in education. With a BSc in Psychology, an MSc in Human Resource Management and a PGCE in Secondary English, Chiedza continues her academic quest through a doctoral programme in Social Justice in Education, where she is investigating the reality of Black female representation within UK education institutions.

Emma Taonga, raised in Yorkshire and bearing Zambian-British heritage, deeply believes in empowering communities through shared knowledge and resources and has worked in both charity and academic institutions for many years. With a BSc in Biochemistry and Genetics, MSc in International Public Health and an MRes in Quantitative Methodology in Global Development, her skills extend in project management, impact evaluation and data analysis. Her research covers refugee rights, integrated healthcare, and mental wellbeing in BAME communities. Currently, Emma works as a researcher and lecturer in Public Health.

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