KCL’s East African Society is a student group, dedicated to bringing attention to, celebrating and discussing East African culture, having key discussions about the issues East African countries face as well as other current affairs. In total, we are committed to be a warm and friendly space that ALL are welcome to join.We intend to hold events that faciliate student development wether that be in public speaking or career advice from guest speakers, whilst on a lighter note- providing a safe space for students to make friends through various fun events, from games nights to bowling trips.
- Access and Outreach. This year we are placing focus on access and outreach efforts, this will include mentoring BME students all the way to helping with personal statement writing.
- Collaboration. Throughout the course of the year, we have plans to hold many career talks with professionals and bring potential graduate opportunities to our members.
- Discussion. Having talks and engaging with our members is also a priority of the society this year.
- Welfare. The wellbeing of our members is of the upmost importance to the society and throughout the year we will put on events and protocols that mirror this ideal.
President- Hiba Abdi, 2nd year BA Ancient History
Vice President- Nasreen Hajmahmoud, 2nd year Bsc Biomedical science
Treasurer- Pacale Cordell, 2nd year LLB Politics, Philosophy and Law
Secretary- Rahul Aggarwal, 2nd year MBBS Medicine
Political Secretary- Fatima Ballah. 2nd year BA Politics
Head of Events- Lydia Yousef, 4th year MBBS Medicine
Events Officer- Mohammed Ibrahim, 2nd year BA International Development
Events Officer- Laila Omar, 2nd year Bsc Adult Nursing
Head of Publicity- Naomi Kifle, 2nd year Bsc Biomedical Engineering
Publicity Officer- Natasha Joseph, 2nd year Bsc Global health & Social Medicine
Welfare & Outreach Officer- Kate Kisenyi, 2nd year Bsc Mental Health Nursing