Delighted to my article published in the April edition of Suffolk Life magazine. It is an in-depth look at the life of Millicent Fawcett – leader of the fight for women’s suffrage, the first woman to have her statue in parliament and who was voted… Read More »Millicent Fawcett – The Quiet Achiever – an article for Suffolk life Magazine
2018 brings another celebration – 100 years since the Representation of People Act which gave women over 30 the right to vote on equal terms as men. In November 2017 I ran a workshop at the Fawcett Society annual conference looking at how we could… Read More »100 years of women’s votes
I was delighted to be on the committee for helping to celebrate this remarkable woman. We held a series of events across the year including: ‘The Garrett family on Aldeburgh Council’ by Richard Marson. ‘Shake the Chains’ concert at Snape Maltings ‘Millicent Garrett-Fawcett; the… Read More »Celebrating Britain’s first woman doctor – Elizabeth Garrett Anderson
It was fantastic to be involved in the project during my time at Fawcett and I am so pleased to see it published. It is an incredible in depth report looking at women in local government from councillors to staff. It is such an in… Read More »Does Local Government Work for Women?
In February I took part in a 2.5 day innovation process to help Oxfam come up with some great ideas for how to solve women’s poverty. It was amazing, exhausting and emotional. You can see me in my various states of dress in this video… Read More »Oxfam Social Innovation Boost
The report I wrote for the Fawcett Society really took off. I had my first appearance on Woman’s Hour, which for a professional feminist is about as good as it gets. It also appeared in the Sunday Times,The Argus, The Guardian, The Yorkshire Post and The Belfast Telegraph and the Metro.… Read More »More councillors being sexist!
When I returned from the states, I realised I wanted to work in the women’s rights sector again. I had left to do something completely different, burned out from part-time, poorly-paid jobs where I felt I wasn’t making a difference. On returning, I had the… Read More »My women’s sector adventure so far