Hannah is completing an MSc in Development Studies at SOAS, University of London, where she has particularly focused on the problems of development in the Middle East and North Africa.
She also has a joint Honours bachelor’s degree in English Literature and American Studies from the University of Nottingham, while also completing her year abroad at Middlebury College in Vermont.
While mostly been in full-time studies until now, Hannah draws on experience in research, communications and business development and has engaged in various short-term placements and work experiences at organisations such as Sabi Strategy Group and the STEM Foundation.
Hannah has a strong passion for international development. In 2012, she set up her own renewable energy project in Tanzania that worked to provide 90 families in Arusha with sustainable forms of power.
In addition to this, she has volunteered with a start-up in Peru, taught English for a month in Arusha, self-raised and volunteered in an expedition to Tanzania to build a community centre, climbed Mount Meru in 2008, and raised funding in aid of a Link Community Development.
Hannah has travelled and worked in the UK, USA, Peru, Tanzania, Zambia, Botswana, India, China and Vietnam.