Prof James Otieno Jowie
Dr. James Otieno Jowi is the Principal Education Officer at the East African Community (EAC) Secretariat (composed of Burundi, Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, South Sudan and Tanzania) where he develops and coordinates regional education programs. He is the founding Executive Director of the African Network for Internationalization of Education –ANIE – a pan-African organization focused on internationalization of higher education in Africa. His research and publications focus on internationalization, governance and leadership in higher education with a focus on Africa.
Prof Parvati Raghuram
Parvati Raghuram is a Professor in Geography and Migration at the Open University, UK. She has published widely on re-theorising migration of international students and skilled migrants, particularly women in the information technology (IT) sector and medicine. She has written for policy audiences having co-authored research papers for a number of think-thanks and international organisations.
Dr Markus Breines
Markus Breines is an Assistant Professor at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. He is currently working as the social science lead on the Child Health and Mortality Prevention Surveillance (CHAMPS) project in Harar, Ethiopia. Markus was trained as a social anthropologist at the University of Sussex and has previously worked the Open University and the University of Edinburgh. His research interest includes migration and mobility, higher education, child health, as well as ethnic relations in sub-Saharan Africa.
Dr Gunjan Sondhi
Gunjan Sondhi is a lecturer in Geography at the Open University, with prior postdoctoral experience in leading universities in Canada, Singapore and the UK. Her research interests focus on the interplay between gender, work, education and migration/mobility with an emphasis on international student and highly skilled mobility. This work has stretched across South and Southeast Asia, North America and the UK/EU. Gunjan has contributed to international level policy dialogues in relation to international student and skilled migration.