King's welcomes new Equity, Diversity and Inclusion consultant
The King’s University is pleased to welcome Osayi Ogieva as the university's new Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) Consultant.
The King’s University is pleased to welcome Osayi Ogieva as the university's new Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) Consultant. King's is committed to maintaining a safe and welcoming learning environment that demonstrates Christ's love for all and this includes addressing all forms of racism, sexism, ableism, and other types of oppression that exist within the university community.
Osayi Ogieva comes with eight years of experience in EDI and is a Canadian Certified Inclusion Professional. She is very involved in her local church community and is passionate about improving the experiences of minority groups by creating inclusive and safe environments through collaboration and consultation.
Osayi holds a B.Sc. degree in Microbiology as well as a Masters of Public Health. Her wealth of experience spans across healthcare, community service groups, religious organizations, and educational institutions. She has expertise in stakeholder engagement and consultation facilitation, setting up advisory groups, conducting EDI reviews on policies and programs, and curriculum design and development.
Osayi is a public speaker and has been invited to speak at conferences on a variety of topics including power, privilege, intersectionality, cultural competency, and cultural safety. She is a Christian writer and author and published her first book, You are Never Alone, in 2017.