Aminata Cairo

    23 – 25.1.2024 Guest Tutor

    Aminata Cairo, Ph.D.

    Aminata Cairo is an anthropologist, psychologist, educator, storyteller, “love-worker”. She is an independent consultant “who works with people”. She is the lector of Social Justice and Diversity in the Arts at the Amsterdam University of the Arts.

    Born and raised in the Netherlands to Surinamese parents, she left for the US to pursue her college education. She obtained Master’s Degrees in Clinical Psychology and Medical Anthropology and a Ph.D. in Medical Anthropology. In her applied anthropological work with students, education and community organizations she has continually strived to promote inclusion at both the academic and the community level. She is particularly interested in using her academic, artistic and community skills to support, honor and celebrate the voices and stories unheard, overlooked, silenced and marginalized.