Yovanka Paquete Perdigao
Communications and Events Officer
Yovanka Paquete Perdigao is the Communications and Events Officer at the Firoz Lalji Centre for Africa. She holds an Msc in Violence, Conflict and Development from SOAS, University of London.
Prior to joining the FLCA, Yovanka worked in programming, fundraising and communications at the Africa Centre, Africa Research Institute and the Royal African Society. Interested in lusophone literature, migration issues and politics of memory, Yovanka has written a number of fiction and non-fiction pieces, which have been featured on the Guardian, Brittle Paper, AFREADA, etc. She regularly edits and translates literary works as a freelancer. Yovanka speaks French and Portuguese fluently.
Yovanka joined LSE in November 2017.