Dr. Jennifer Okeke is the Anti-Trafficking Coordinator with the Immigrant Council of Ireland and the Vice Chairperson of the National Women Council of Ireland (NWCI). She is a community activist and former chairperson of a migrant women’s organisation based in Ireland. Jennifer is a board member of the European Network of Migrant Women (ENoMW) and has extensive knowledge and expertise on issues of GBV, anti-trafficking, human rights and migration (refugees, asylum seekers, direct provision). She has a proven history of supporting local migrant communities in the promotion of integration.
Jennifer was recently awarded a PhD from Dublin City University, and her research was on the experience of African migrant women trafficked into/through Ireland for sexual exploitation. She holds a Master's in International Relations, from the School of Law and Government, DCU and a BSC from University College Birmingham