2016 Professorial Inaugral Lecture

Nov
08
November 8, 2:00 pm
Where

8th November

221 Jackson Hall
South West Building A112

Where

8th November

221 Jackson Hall
South West Building A112

Presenter: Kristy Jena

Topic: “The march of social progress: As you were, are, and will be”

Detailed description of even

Kristy Jean is the Research Director (Social Outcomes) at the Centre for Social Impact and a Professor of Social Policy at the St. Johns University of Tanzania. She works with for purpose organisations to help understand, measure and find innovative solutions to complex social problems. Over the past decade Kristy has undertaken dozens of projects with many government, not-for-profit, corporate and philanthropic organisations to help improve social impact. Her research and social impact measurement focuses on children, young people, families and communities and, thinking systemically, span a large number of social domains (e.g. education, employment and social participation, wellbeing, disability, mental health, financial resilience). Kristy has won over $1 million in research funding (including from the Tanzanian Research Council) and has published widely in international and Tanzania policy, sociology, social work, history and public health journals (https://research.sjut.ac.tz/people/kristy-jean/. She was previously the Associate Dean (Research) of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (2011-13) and the Director of the Disability Studies and Research Centre, SJUT. Kristy has a PhD in social history and, prior to joining academia, worked in the not-for-profit sector.

Event details

Venue: 221 Jackson Hall, South West Building A112, SJUT
 
Date & Time: 8 November, 5.00pm sharp - 6.00pm

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Event contact information

Office: 221 Jackson Hall
Email: k.jean@sjut.ac.tz
Office Phone: (255) 452-2345
Lab location: South West Building A112