Success story: focus on gender
Professor Chioma Kanu Agomo was awarded an Honorary Fellowship by Queen Mary, University of London.
The Queen Mary, University of London Honorary Fellowships are awarded by the College to those who have rendered significant services to the College or the wider community.
In her long career, Professor Agomo served as Head of Department of Commercial and Industrial Law at the University of Lagos and became Dean of the Faculty of Law in 2004. She was the first female academic to occupy that position and the first female elected Dean of a Faculty since the establishment of the University in 1962.
Professor Agomo also won the University’s Best Researcher Award for the Faculty of Law for two consecutive years.
Chioma took part in the following Turin Centre training activities: “Mainstreaming gender equality: concepts and instruments” and “Introduction to gender-responsive budgeting” in 2008, and “Gender audit training for facilitators” in 2010.
“I was awarded an Honorary Fellowship by Queen Mary, University of London, last July at Westminster Hall, London,” she said. “Part of the citation recounted my activities in the area of gender and labour law. The Turin Centre Gender Unit is very much a part of this success story.”