Doyin Atewologun elected Honorary Fellow

Trinity College is delighted to announce the election of Dr Doyin Atewologun as an Honorary Fellow of Trinity College.

Dr Atewologun is an internationally-recognised expert on leadership, diversity, intersectionality and organisational culture. She is a psychologist, scholar practitioner, a regular media contributor, and multi-award winner in recognition of her innovative methodologies and pioneering work in promoting inclusion and excellence in organisations. She is Dean of the Rhodes Scholarships (based at the University of Oxford) and concurrently Director of Delta Alpha Psi, a niche leadership and inclusion consultancy.

A skilled facilitator, consultant, executive coach and award-winning researcher, Dr Atewologun has worked with FTSE100 companies, the United Nations and the UK Civil Service, among other organisations. She is the former Director of the Gender, Leadership & Inclusion Centre at Cranfield School of Management, and a founding member and Deputy Chair of the British Psychology Society’s Diversity and Inclusion at Work Group – a voluntary professional group of academic and practitioner members committed to implementing evidence-based approaches to maximise positive outcomes in diverse workspaces.

In addition to her role at Rhodes House, she currently serves as a member of the UK nationally-convened Health & Wellbeing Response Taskforce for COVID-19 NHS staff. She is also Inclusion Adviser on Regional Talent Boards for the NHS, and Academic Adviser on the Parker Steering Committee led by Sir John Parker into ethnic diversity on FTSE350 boards as commissioned by the then-UK Secretary of State for Business. In addition to her Honorary Fellowship at Trinity, she has held visiting faculty positions at Queen Mary, University of London; Lagos Business School, Nigeria; and the University of Pretoria, South Africa.

Upon her election, Dr Atewologun said:‘I am honoured and delighted to be appointed an Honorary Fellow of Trinity College. I am inspired by the College’s strategy and values, and proud to be able to contribute to its plans for enhancing graduate and undergraduate students’ experience through inclusion and widening access. Thank you to the Governing Body for the warm welcome.’

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