Caitlyn graduated from The University of Wolverhampton in 2017 having studied BA(Hons) Childhood and Family Studies and Sociology.
During this time, she obtained experience volunteering as a youth worker for a local inner-city charity that aims to provide a safe and inclusive environment for young people. Currently, Caitlyn is studying an MSc International Development (Poverty, Inequality and Development).
Alongside her studies she has held the committee role of Campaigns Officer for Oxfam Outreach. As part of her role, she collaborated with other charities and local MPs to advocate refugees’ rights and family reunification in the United Kingdom, as well as raising money for Oxfam’s emergency response fund.
Affiliation: University of Birmingham.
Research interests: Disaster Risk Reduction, Disaster Preparedness, Emergency Planning, Localisation, Capacity Building.