Here, we introduce a member of the Women's Network Steering Group

Hannah Nazri matriculated in 2015 and is currently a final year DPhil candidate in Obstetrics & Gynaecology at St John’s College, having previously earned a medical degree at University of Bristol, a BSc (Hons) in Medical Physics & Bioengineering at University College London, and MSc Clinical Embryology at University of Oxford. Throughout her medical career, Hannah had enjoyed volunteering in Malaysia, Kenya and Nigeria. Passionate about women’s health and reproductive rights, Hannah was recently invited as a keynote speaker for the first International Conference of Sisters in Islam (a civil society organisation committed to promoting women’s rights in the Islamic framework) in collaboration with the European Union – where she advocated against FGM and child marriage in Malaysia as well as the bringing awareness to the gender pain gap experienced by women.

Hannah Nazri

As the Chair of the Board of Trustees of The Kalsom Movement, a Malaysian youth-led education charity, Hannah often spoke on education inequality in Malaysia touching on the intersectionality of race, politics, gender and socio-economic background in Malaysia. For her work, she was awarded the Associate Fellowship of the Royal Commonwealth Society as a Finalist of the 2015 Queen’s Young Leaders Award by The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Trust. 

This year, Hannah was featured as one of four inspirational women Associate Fellows of the Royal Commonwealth Society in Science for the 2019 International Women’s Day. 

In Oxford, Hannah was the 2018-2019 St John’s College MCR and the Nuffield Department of Women’s & Reproductive Health welfare officer. This year, Hannah is the current joint coordinator of the Women’s Leadership Programme with Aislin Sheldon at St John’s College. Outside work, Hannah enjoys watercolour painting, swimming, and contemplating about non-Western feminism. 


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