Vanessa Faloye

About The Teacher

Vanessa Faloye helps change-maker organisations design and deliver social impact education that builds, agitates, and transforms systems of power. As a freelance trainer-facilitator, her curricula is rooted in intersectional anti-oppression; systems thinking; and social action. Vanessa travels the world, bridging the local and global, to work with a variety of stakeholders including: community groups; corporates; schools (both student and teacher training); and universities including Oxford, Cambridge, SOAS, Bristol, and Kings College University. As a motivational speaker, Vanessa’s keynotes speak her truth to power to compel audiences to think bigger and do better, in their lives and the lives of others. She has spoken at venues such as Queen Mary University of London, Unltd, and University of Waterloo. As a blogger, Vanessa worked as the Online Editor for and now co-runs where she critically discusses paradigms and pedagogies in social impact education. With much world experience gained along her somewhat unconventional career path, Vanessa has come to wear a number of hats including activist, educator, entrepreneur, and thinker – and will stop at nothing to see the world changed.


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