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Networking and Experience Sharing for Career Progression (Episode 5)

June 23 @ 6:00 pm

Host: Professor Evans Osabuohien

Guest Facilitator: Dr Taiwo Afolabi

I have heard so much about the host of this popular Virtual Grant Writing Series, but who is Taiwo Afolabi?

Taiwo Afolabi holds the Canada Research Chair in Socially Engaged Theatre; Director, Centre for Socially Engaged Theatre (C-SET), and an Assistant Professor at the University of Regina. He is an artist, qualitative researcher, theatre manager, applied theatre practitioner and educator with a decade of experience working across a variety of creative and community contexts in over dozen countries across four continents. He researches, creates works, performs, and teaches at the intersection of performance and human ecology. His research interests lie in the areas of applied theatre and policing, social justice, decolonization, art leadership and management, migration, and the ethics of conducting arts-based research. Dr. Afolabi has co-edited two books and published articles in various books and reputable journals. He is a Senior Research Associate at the University of Johannesburg (South Africa) and the founding artistic director of Theatre Emissary International.

Why should I attend this episode?  

In this episode of the free Virtual Grant Writing Series 3.0, Taiwo Afolabi will be sharing insights on how you can use your experience to build a vibrant network for career progress while drawing from his rich experience working across different continents.

What is in it for me?

  • Learn how to leverage your unique experiences and stories to build a strong professional network.
  • Gain valuable insights into advancing your career through strategic networking and sharing experiences.
  • Benefit from Taiwo Afolabi’s global experience and understanding of networking across continents.
  • Learn ethical considerations and best practices in utilizing personal experiences for professional networking.

Bonus learning opportunities include the chance to ask questions and get clarification on any concern you have about leveraging your lived experience and stories as a tool for career success. Additionally, participants will be able to complete assignments and assessments and get a certificate upon completion of the series to assess their level of learning and meeting other requirements.

How do I join?

To join this episode, you need to block your calendars by registering before 20th May 2024. Register here.

When is the deadline for registration?

Registration closes May 20, 2024.

Who do I contact for more information or support?

For more information, kindly contact us via email: info@diaderc.org and DIaDeRC.Centre@gmail.com.


June 23
6:00 pm