Nifemi is a graduate of Newcastle University with a degree in International Law and Global Challenges. She previously worked with N.E.S.T (North-East Solidarity and Teaching) which is an organisation that seeks to empower and integrate the refugee and asylum-seeking community in the North-East of England through skills and language acquisition, sports and creative arts. She also has experience working in legal aid, assisting in civil law and social welfare matters. Her previous work prioritised low-income earners with employment, welfare benefit and housing matters. Nifemi enjoys impact-driven projects and has a passion for human rights-centered research and public policy.

Nifemi is I-SPHERE’s 2024 research intern funded by the Oak Foundation as part of Homelessness and Black and Minoritised Ethnic Communities in the UK – Knowledge and Capacity Building Programme – I-SPHERE ( Nifemi’s research project will look at the accessibility and appropriateness of complex needs services for minoritised people experiencing homelessness alongside mental health ill-health, problematic substance use, and engagements with the criminal justice system. 

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