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Aisha Akinola

Aisha is a Black Muslim Woman from Nigeria who moved to Edinburgh to start her studies as a Mastercard Scholar. She is a founder and director of the BlackED movement; an organisation pushing for a truly anti-racist culture at Edinburgh University. Having run a successful online election campaign, she is currently working full time as the Vice President Welfare of the Edinburgh University Students’ Association, representing the voices of the diverse student body at the institution.
Job Title
Vice President Welfare, Edinburgh University Students' Association