Afro Innovation Group
Athina Gkouti
Operations and Research Coordinator

Athina is Afro Innovation’s Operations and Research Coordinator. She is responsible for policy research and development, communications, advice work, and developing new projects. She holds a PhD in International Politics from the University of Wales and offers academic advice to refugees & asylum seekers that want to access higher education . She also has international experience, for example working with human rights defenders in Turkey and children in Greece. In her spare time she volunteers at Citizens Advice as a generalist legal adviser.