Women of Influence: Amoetsoe Mkwena

Women of Influence: Amoetsoe Mkwena

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Join Provost Professor Janice Kay in conversation with Hogan Lovells International LLP Associate, Amoetsoe Mkwena

About this event

In celebration of International Women's Day this year, the University of Exeter's Women of Influence series is delighted to host Hogan Lovells International LLP Associate, alumna and Council member Amoetsoe Mkwena.

This is a Zoom online event, open to all and the joining link will be sent to registered attendees. Please register using the 'register' link on this page.

If you wish to register without using Eventbrite, or if you have any questions regarding the event please contact: edi@exeter.ac.uk

Please note this event will be recorded.

About Amoetsoe Mkwena:

Amoetsoe was born in Zimbabwe and emigrated to the United Kingdom with her family in 2004. She was educated at Haywood High School in Stoke-on-Trent, before attending the City of Stoke-on-Trent Sixth Form College. She then studied for her LLB in Law at Exeter from 2013, graduating in 2016. Soon after graduating, Amoetsoe worked at Rare, an organisation whose aim is to support students from lower economic and ethnic minority backgrounds in getting into Oxbridge and in obtaining employment in corporate and other roles. In August 2017, she achieved her Accelerated LPC from the BPP Law School and has since been working at Hogan Lovells International LLP in London as an Infrastructure and Energy Associate. While at Hogan Lovells, Amoetsoe helped to found the Race and Ethnicity Employee Network which helps the firm with its strategic goals towards the recruitment and retention of diverse talent and the creation of an inclusive environment. Amoetsoe is also an independent member of the University of Exeter Council and holds a joint dual assurance role in Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI).

About the Women of Influence series:

The ‘Women of Influence’ series engages a mix of guests internal and external to the University, co-chaired by the Provost Professor Janice Kay and Director of HR Imelda Rogers and run by the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) team.

The series hosts a guest speaker event termly, featuring a keynote followed by a full Q&A session. The underlying theme of these events is focused on inspiring women and supporting their career development.

For information on all the events taking place at the University of Exeter in celebration of International Women's day, please click here.

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