BAME CIC in Glasgow, Scotland. Jamila Audu.



Dr Jamila Audu is the Provost and Safeguarding Officer at the Diaspora African Women Support Network. In these roles, Jamila oversees the development, implementation, and assessment of DAWSUN’s programs and policies. As the lead safeguarding officer, Jamila is the designated person in DAWSUN with primary responsibility for managing and reporting concerns about children and other vulnerable people and putting in place procedures to safeguard them in the organisation. She works closely with all officers, volunteers and beneficiaries to ensure that DAWSUN’s safeguarding policies are complied with.  Jamila has over five years of teaching and nine years of banking experience. She has a vast knowledge of Credit Risk Management and is grounded in research methodology (quantitative and qualitative). Her areas of expertise include Bank Management, Corporate Finance, Islamic Finance, Personal Finance and Mortgage lending. Jamila serves in DAWSUN’s research and policy sub-committee. 



Our Objectives

  • Improve child poverty and financial exclusion within our community
  • Challenge female genital mutilation practices
  • Challenge domestic and sexual violence
  • Reduce gender inequalities in employment, wages and leadership roles
  • Support and mentor young girls and women
  • Promote life-long learning and well-grounded education for men and women
  • Research economic, social and developmental challenges
  • Promote African cultural heritage through events and documentaries

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