Minna Lehtinen

Communications and Academic Impact Officer, Global Development Institute, The University of Manchester

Minna is currently the Communications and Academic Impact Officer at the Global Development Institute at The University of Manchester, where she works to boost the impact and reach of the Institute’s research and leads on the Institute’s internal communications and alumni engagement. She previously worked at strategic communications agencies in Washington, DC, providing stakeholder engagement, media relations and social media services to nonprofit, education and environment sector clients. Minna holds a BA from the University of Nottingham and an MA from Georgetown University, and is originally from Finland, despite the American accent.

My Sessions

Breakout 1a: Leveraging Lectures


Lectures are a mainstay at universities, but how can you use them to create exciting content that not only raises the institution’s profile but also engages audiences beyond the lecture theatre? We’ll go over the (very low cost) multi-platform content types we have used to make one lecture series go much further, helping to strengthen […]

Breakout Session