Keynote Speaker: Aminata Cairo


Lector Inclusive Education | The Hague UAS

Aminata Cairo was born and raised in the Netherlands, but has built up her entire academic career in the United States. She holds a bachelor in physical education and psychology, a master in clinical psychology and a master in medical anthropology. In this last field she completed her PhD.

She has dedicated her scientific work to social engagement and gives a voice to people who have no voice, are overlooked or are marginalized in some other way. In this process she also involves her students.

She has worked as an Associate Professor of Anthropology at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.

After her return to the Netherlands, she started working as a diversity and inclusiveness policy advisor at Leiden University and is currently working as an Inclusive Education lecturer at The Hague University of Applied Sciences.