Joshua Agyepong Oware is an award-winning social justice educator, researcher, and advocate.
A former Research Manager at the London social-enterprise, Rare, he has published two monographs on social inequality and unconscious bias; advised government, charities and businesses; and appeared on television, radio and in print for several outlets including Sky News, ITV News, the BBC, the Financial Times, and the Times Higher Education.
Elsewhere, he is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, a Postgraduate Fellow of the RGS-IBG, and has won several national and international awards for his essays and social justice projects, including: the Oxford University Vice Chancellor’s Civic Award (2013); Diane Abbott MP’s Higher Education Achievement Award (2014); and the Prince’s Trust Race Equality Role Model Award (2016).
He is co-Chair and co-founder of @oxfordblackalum
He graduated from Oxford with the top double first in Geography, in 2013; and, in 2015, took an M.Phil. (sociology) from Cambridge. He is currently writing a PhD in Psychosocial Studies at Birkbeck College, University of London.