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Leonor Silva de Mattos

Hilali Toolkit contributor and future remixer

Leonor Silva de Mattos is a Senior Lecturer of Economics at the University of Hertfordshire. For the last 8 years she has also been a Programme Leader, Collaborative Partnership Leader and an Admissions Tutor for a Supported Distance Learning programme delivered by the Hertfordshire Business School in partnership with some of the school’s international partners. She manages and supports the operational and academic aspects of the programme with remarkable results and extremely positive feedback across all sectors and key players of the programme.  With a solid expertise in alternative modes of delivery (supported distance learning, blended learning and online learning), Leonor has developed an interest in tools and research that focus primarily on the use of social media (and technologies alike), the role it plays in the enhancement of students’ reflective learning, and how much it may facilitate a multi-dimensional learning experience. She is also very passionate about collaborative teaching practice, quality assurance (International), programme development/management, and student experience.

Beatrice Carey

Hilali Toolkit Activity Contributor and Inclusive Curriculum Consultant

Beatrice Carey is an African American contemporary visual artist and art researcher completing her MFA in Fine Art at Kingston University. Her work centers around equity in society, a desire for a deeper understanding of the cultural aesthetic standards that shape our perceptions of African Americans and their relation to black representation and attainment in education, with particular focus to the arts. She is currently a Senior Curriculum Consultant for Kingston University’s Equality Diversity and Inclusion Centre where she helps implement the Inclusive Curriculum Framework through the Curriculum Consultancy program.

Linda-Marie Nakibuuka

Hilali Toolkit Activity Contributor and Inclusive Curriculum Consultant

Linda-Marie is a curriculum consultant and MSc International Business Management student at Kingston University London. As sitting chairperson of a UK-based youth charity, Ingenium, she brings her experience of equality, diversity and inclusion to the Hilali project. She is currently carrying out research as part of her master’s consultation project on the 4th industrial revolution and how learning will change with the future of work.

In addition to this, Linda-Marie has worked extensively in the not-for-profit sector for organisations such as the British Red Cross, the Challenge Network and Envision. As a project engagement worker at the British Red Cross, Linda-Marie was involved in the Inspired Action project which worked to engage more young people in volunteering, particularly those with disabilities. Her involvement gave her a deeper understanding of how essential it is to adopt the social rather than the medical model when looking at disabilities. Her long-term goal is to be in a position where she can influence and apply these ideas in her country of birth, Uganda

Anna Woodham

Hilali Toolkit Activity Contributor

Anna is a Lecturer in Arts and Cultural Management in the Department of Culture, Media and Creative Industries, King’s College London. Her research focuses on exploring the role of museums and heritage in a changing world including research around heritage and climate change and co-curation and co-management practices. Before working at KCL, Anna was based at the Ironbridge International Institute for Cultural Heritage (IIICH) at the University of Birmingham lecturing in Cultural Heritage Management. She comes from a Policy and museum practice background, and has worked at the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS).

Eirini Gallou

Hilali Toolkit Activity Contributor

Eirini Gallou, is an achitect with a Diploma from AUTH University, (2009, Thessaloniki, Greece), an Msc in Architecture, Urbanism and Building sciences (2012, TUDelft, Netherlands), with double graduation on Sustainable development. She is currently undertaking her PHD in UCL, Institute for Sustainable Heritage on the impacts of community engagement on sustainable heritage management approaches. She has worked as an architect and museographer in the Archaeological Museum in Samothrace  and  the Ephorate of Newer monuments and Technical works in Crete, under the auspices of the Greek ministry of Culture. In 2014 she worked as an intern for ICCROM,  in Rome in the organisation of educational courses delivered by the Sites department. She is currently a teaching assistant for the MSc Sustainable Heritage, UCL and in 2017 she has been awarded the Associate Fellowship from the Higher Education Academy.

Karen Trimarchi

Hilali Toolkit Activity Contributor

As Head of Online, Karen has a demonstrated history of working in the higher education industry, skilled in e-learning, coaching, mentoring, data analysis and lecturing. Her business acumen enables Karen to identify and create innovative opportunities for spearheading the University’s Business School Online strategy, utilising collaborative and project management skills in developing undergraduate and postgraduate programmes through collaborative partnerships. Karen possesses a Master of Business Administration (MBA) focused in Business Administration and Management from the University of Hertfordshire. Her current doctoral study relates to the intrinsic influence of salient Confucian values on Malaysian Chinese women’s ability to achieve work-life balance.

Amber Lamonby-Pennie

Hilali Toolkit Activity Contributor

Amber is a MA Course Leader/Senior Lecturer/Teaching & Learning Fellow at Southampton Solent University and part-time PhD Researcher at Kingston School of Art. Amber has recently written an interdisciplinary MA course entitled MA Critical Creative Practice which was validated with the support and collaboration of the Institute of Contemporary Art(ICA), Head of Critical Studies & Histories at Kingston University, London and the V&A Museum. Further details here . Amber is currently the Research Lead for the SLTI Research Funded Project: ‘Digital Pedagogy for interdisciplinary Critical Creative Practice: student centred teaching and learning models’. This project is run in collaboration with Dr Mohammed Al-Husban, Senior Lecturer in Computing, School of Media Arts & Technology at Southampton Solent University and Kingston School of Art. Amber has also recently organised a series of evening talks at the ICA, entitled ‘Capturing the Intangible’ where she lectured on ‘The Relevance of Memory to Creativity and Cultural Development in the Digital Age,’ as part of the affiliation between the ICA and Kingston University’s Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture, and the Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy. She has a MA Distinction in Art & Design History, specialising in Critical Theory and is currently nearing completion of a Theory and Practice based PhD at Kingston School of Art in the School of. Her PhD research entitled, Cultural Production in the Digital Age: Art, Design and Fashion School Narratives, focuses on how digital connectivity is changing Creative HE Education and practice.

Mahinour Ashraf

Hilali Student Network Egypt

I am Mahinour Ashraf. I study computer and communication engineering, class of 2019. I am a technical team member at MSP TECH CLUB (Microsoft student partner), and a former scout leader at Girard scout ( Flamme Girard).  Three things I like: sharks, discussions (anything and everything), and anime. 

Mohamed Ayman

Hilali Student Network Egypt

My name is Mohamed Ayman , I am a computer and communication engineering student at faculty of engineering Alexandria university (specialized scientific programs), class of 2018, I’m very interested in trying new things, conquering new challenges and gaining experience from everyone, My passion is in competitive programming and mathematics, Reading and playing chess are also my hobbies.

Abdelrahman Ibn Amr El-Adawy

Hilali Student Network Egypt

I am Abdelrahman El-Adawy, an electronics and communications department senior and the chairman of IEEE AlexSB who likes to read, write and have experience with playing music, handcrafts and painting. Generally, I am interested in many fields, especially embedded systems and digital design, but after the last winter school in February, HCI was added to my list of interest. Someday I will abandon working as an engineer and work as a full-time writer/editor. As a part time job I work as a freelance translator and writer.

Abdelrahman El-Adawy is also the Hilali Student Blog Editor. Check it out here