Dr Laura-Stella Enonchong
LLB (Hons), Maitrise, MPA, LLM, PhD (Warwrick)
Dr Laura-Stella Enonchongis a Postdoctoral Research fellow and has recently joined the Brilliant Club as a postdoctoral tutorial fellow. She was awarded her PhD in law in June 2013 by the University of Warwick, study for which was generously funded by a Chancellor’s Scholarship. Laura worked briefly as a researcher for the University of Warwick in 2013. Her areas of research expertise include constitutionalism, human rights and constitutional law. She has published articles on cutting edge constitutional and human rights issues in Africa in reputable peer reviewed academic journals.
Previously, Laura joined the Birmingham Refugee Council where in 2008 she won the Regional Marsh Refugee Volunteer Awards for designing a project on social integration of refugees and asylum seekers in Birmingham. She has also worked as Administrative Officer in the Kentucky State University Baptist Student Centre. Her other experiences include working as a Legal Assistant at the Standard Chartered Bank in Douala (Cameroon), Youth Coordinator for a Human Rights School Network Project sponsored by the Austrian Government and Youth Representative for a Local Community AIDS Sensitisation Project funded by the World Bank.
Laura has a keen interest in social mobility and in enhancing access to higher education for people from underprivileged backgrounds. She aspires to utilise her skills and experiences at the Opportunity Foundation and the Brilliant Club to galvanise innovative strategies to enhance access to the professions that are the focus of Opportunity Foundation