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Karun Maudgil

Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Project Lead - SOAS, University of London

Karun is the Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Project Lead at SOAS, and has previously worked in the same capacity at other Higher Education institutions including London South Bank University and the University of Cambridge, with a focus on race equality.

Karun also works as Development Officer for Race On The Agenda, a social policy think-tank that aims to raise awareness (and address) issues of inequality, that impact Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities, through anti-racism advocacy and campaigning.

“I’ve worked within EDI for 7 years, and have always had a passion for ensuring that people, regardless of their background, do not face discrimination, and have equal access to opportunities. Tackling racism and other forms of discrimination are fundamental in our duty to ensure that all of our student and staff community feel welcome, accepted for who they are, and have a positive experience.”