From education to employment

Honorary degrees awarded at the University of Bristol – Thursday 25 July 2019

Kalpna Woolf was head of production for the BBC for 20 years and during her time there won multiple awards. She has continued to work in television as head of production for HungryGap Productions, alongside roles as chair of trustees for Frank Water, board member for University of West of England, Knowle West Media Centre, and chair of the Skills Group for the West of England LEP Board. She founded innovative charity 91 Ways, building common ground and greater understanding between Bristol’s 91 language communities. In 2018, she launched BeOnBoard, an initiative that aims to increase board-level diversity. She is also the author of the cook book Spice Yourself Slim’ and has won four national awards.  Today she will receive an honorary Doctor of Letters from the University.

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