Johanna Harrison, BA (Hons) Oxon,
Johanna studied English Literature at Oxford. She also has research interests in issues of security and conflict in international development. In 2010 she stayed with the IMATT team in Sierra Leone whilst working in youth education in Freetown. After a number of months spent living in China in 2013, she then moved to Zimbabwe in Christmas 2014, helping manage USAID food drops and contraception distributions in her rural community.
She has worked in both summer school management, class teaching and private tutoring for a number of years. Most recently she delivered a seminar series on Islamic State, and has given lectures on leadership, African development and the role of UN peacekeeping.
In her spare time she volunteers at a children's hospice, sings opera and classical music professionally, and tries to hide an unhealthy love of baking programmes.
Tim Wickenden, BA (Hons) Oxon
Assistant course director
Tim graduated from Oxford with a degree in Theology in 2014 and is currently studying for a Graduate Diploma in Law with sponsorship from a commercial law firm in London. Over the last 5 years he has worked at summer camps for all age groups with both activity and educational focuses.
In 2013 he travelled to Toronto, Canada, to help run a leadership programme for 16-17 year-olds over a 2 month period and discovered how rewarding it is to help bring the best out of bright and ambitious young people. He is a keen sportsman, and was the captain of his college football team at Oxford and won several regattas as a cox for his college’s Men's 1st Rowing Team.
Katie Braithwaite, BA (Hons) Cantab
Katie graduated from the University of Cambridge with a degree in History. She sang with her college's choir and was also a member of the Opera Society whilst at Cambridge. She has travelled around the world with a variety of charities and loves engaging with young people. She has most recently spent time working for 'Comamos Juntos' in Nicaragua, an NGO which tackles food poverty and food waste in local communities.
As a Junior Dean she will assist in the running of the course and will help ensure that every student has an incredible summer whilst at OFL.
Rosa Pritchard BA (Hons) Oxon
Rosa graduated from St Peter's College, Oxford in 2014 with a degree in Spanish and Portuguese. She has worked as a teacher in Paraguay and Portugal, and after six months working for an NGO in Mexico, she was employed in an educational organisation. Part of her responsibilities included assisting in the organisation and running of a summer school. Rosa embarked on studying Law in September.
In her spare time, Rosa enjoys being active and is involved with fundraising and volunteering for several charities. At Oxford, Rosa rowed for her College, played for the Women's Football Team and was Co-Ordinator of an Oxford-based migrant support charity. She currently volunteers for a domestic abuse help line.
In her spare time, she loves travelling and keeping fit by swimming and running.