Isobel is DLP’s Deputy Director (Operations), based at the University of Birmingham. She is a strategic communications and project manager specialising in global development since 2013. Her work is driven by an interest in the power dynamics of the research to action cycle, and how this shapes change. Isobel holds an MA in Cultural Heritage and International Development and her interests include education, youth engagement and the role of communications in social change. Isobel is also non-executive director at We Don’t Settle and on and International Advisory Board member for the Horizons Institute at the University of Leeds.
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