Laurie is a Research Analyst at CLASS and the Runnymede Trust, joining in February 2019 to work on the upcoming ‘Race and Class’ project.
Previously, they have worked on Runnymede’s Common Cause Networks and on the SADC Basic Income Grant Campaign for the Studies in Poverty and Inequality Institute (Johannesburg). They also contributed to a multidimensional inequality framework as a Research Assistant at the Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion (LSE).
They hold a first class honours undergraduate degree in ‘Social Sciences’ from Sciences Po Paris and a master's in ‘Inequalities and Social Science’ from the London School of Economics. They are also co-founder of the ‘Decolonising Sexuality Festival’. For their master’s thesis, they researched ‘Placemaking as an avenue for intersectional empowerment’, which was a case study of London’s Queer and Trans People of Colour community.
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