Making Education More Than Just a Dream

Lincoln College alumna Naomi Kellman is an award-winning Diversity & Inclusion expert, with a passion for informing and inspiring audiences, helping to prompt organisational change, and supporting people of all backgrounds to achieve their potential. She is the founder of the Target Oxbridge programme, which helps young people from under-represented groups in their educational and professional journeys, and produces a related podcast. Naomi Kellman is currently Head of Research at Rare Recruitment, has been a contributor and commentator for national newspapers, TV, and radio, and has worked at both the Department for Education and the Treasury.

Dr Maryanne Saunders is Lincoln College’s Access and Career Development Fellow, having previously held similar roles at The Brilliant Club, Regent’s Park College and St John’s College. Dr Saunders holds a doctorate in Religious Art from King’s College London with a thesis on ‘Gender and Sexuality in Contemporary Religious Art’, and is engaged in interdisciplinary research encompassing Art History, Art Criticism, Religious Studies, Gender and Sexuality Studies.

Former Lincoln College MCR President Grady Owens is a DPhil candidate in History, interested in the presence of a Collegiate Martiality on the campuses of American colleges and universities during the First World War. He completed an MSt in the History of War at Oxford and a dual major in History and Asian Studies with a minor in Anthropology at Cornell University.

This panel will be chaired by Maria Branco, former Lincoln College MCR Academic Officer and a DPhil candidate in Medieval & Modern Languages, researching the works of Portuguese writers Natália Correia and Sophia de Mello Breyner Andresen.

The panel will be followed by a free drinks reception.