Mikayla is passionate about empowering people to make the changes they want to see in the world. She is currently the Programme Coordinator for UpRising Birmingham and has been involved with youth other development organisations such as Envision, UFA and NCS-The Challenge since graduating from University of Birmingham with a Social Policy degree. It was at University where she first got a taste of activism and campaign through getting involved with the Guild of Students. In her free time, she enjoys learning new songs on the ukulele.
Kash, is the son of a lovely Indian man, and a Kenyan lady who's also his hero. He works full time as a campaigner for Save the Children. Before that, he was really active in the student movement, where he discovered he quite liked changing the world. When he’s not campaigning he’s usually jumping up and down at gigs or staring lovingly at his vinyl collection.
Nim is a community activist and freelance writer, trainer & facilitator and equality and diversity specialist. Nim has held a number of strategic roles in the anti-racist, LGBTQI, women's and disability sectors. They co-founded QTIPOC London and are an inaugural member of the Edge Fund. Previous to this they co-founded and Directed So We Stand. This won Nim an Olive Morris Memorial Award for activism and was named a Guardian "Youth Climate Leader". Nim grew up and lives in Walthamstow, is passionate about film, plays the drums, loves avocados and has a penchant for cheesy 90s music.
Bex went on the very first bootcamp, loved it, and decided to do it all again as an organiser. Bex is currently a campaigns manager at 38 Degrees, and has a background in mobilising activists to challenge corporate power. In 2014 she co-founded the campaign group Amazon Anonymous, organising a mass Christmas boycott of Amazon to expose its worker exploitation and tax dodging practices. Outside this, Bex is into building websites and a mad cricket fan.
Kajal campaigns for the website Change.org, the world’s largest petition platform supporting campaigns from women on banknotes to putting FGM on the Government's agenda. She has 8 years of experience organising national campaigns including protecting patient rights at Macmillan, tackling benefits cuts with homeless charity Crisis and supporting young people engage in politics at the UK Youth Parliament. Passionate about racial justice, Kajal has also helped set up the People of Colour in Campaigns network.
Anna Collins Nham
Anna is the Training Manager at Campaign Bootcamp. Before this she trained and supported climate activist groups around the world. She has also worked with and trained grassroots groups working on a range of issues in the UK. She believes that training spaces are places where real magic and transformation can happen. Experiencing it herself while on Training for Change’s 'SuperT', a 19 day training for trainers in Philadelphia, USA. When not working with a group she is happiest on her bike, or with her head in a book.
Genevieve is the programme manager at Campaign Bootcamp. Prior to joining the Bootcamp team she designed the Great Men project which aims to empower boys and men to challenge negative gender stereotypes. She campaigns with feminist, anti-austerity and climate groups in London. When she's not talking to Bootcampers about their troublemaking plans she's to be found singer-songwritering around Brixton.
Casper ter Kuile
Casper is one of the co-founders of Campaign Bootcamp and a Public Policy and Divinity graduate student at Harvard University. Before moving to the USA, he worked for Oxfam, Avaaz.org and helped set up the UK Youth Climate Coalition. Casper served on 350.org International Advisory Board and is now training to be a minister for non-religious people. He lives with his fiancé Sean in Cambridge, MA and loves to sing.