Naomi Andrew Haruna
- University of Maiduguri Department of Industrial Design
Naomi Andrew Haruna holds a master degree in Advertising and Marketing from Coventry University, United Kingdom and a bachelor’s degree in Creative Arts with a specialisation in Graphics from University of Maiduguri. Her Master’s dissertation dealt with the “Effectiveness of using Advertising Appeals on Consumer Purchase Behaviour”. Naomi is a cultural enthusiast who has been imparting entrepreneurial skills in cultural craft across women groups in order to enhance their livelihoods and promote gender equality, cultural production and consumption. Naomi has attended various international and nation conferences where she has presented her researches in the afore mentioned research areas. She has combined her training in Creative Arts and Advertising with passion for a third degree in Cultural Sustainability, which focuses on the use of culturally-based visual representations using a bottom-up approach for the promotion of peace amongst Internally Displaced Person’s in Northeast Nigeria. Her research interests include Peace Media, Cultural Sustainability, Development Communication and Gender Studies. Naomi is currently a Lecturer with the Department of Industrial Design, University of Maiduguri, Borno State and also the current Nigerian Coordinator in the new phase of the SDG project.