I currently work for Friends of the Earth International, as co-coordinator of the Climate Justice and Energy programme. My background is in youth activism and movement building. I feel most at home meeting new people, listening to stories, making music, and finding spaces to connect with others, to build power together, and to create.
Samantha Asumadu is a documentary filmmaker, and founder of Media Diversified and the Media Diversified Experts Directory. Her decade long commitment to grassroots activism has led to her campaigning on issues such as women’s representation in Theatre and Sickle cell since 2001. As a journalist she was based in East Africa, Great Lakes region where she covered stories such as Acid Attacks, Blood Minerals in the Democratic Republic of Congo and the Kampala bombings of 2010 for CNN & AFP
Huma Munshi is a writer and public speaker. She has particular interest in challenging the stigma and discrimination faced by people with mental health problems. She writes widely on politics, addressing violence against women, mental health and culture.
I work at 10:10, a climate change campaign, working on our "community crowdfunding projects" - helping communities to come together to crowdfund for renewable energy. My passion is broadening and diversifying the face of climate action in the UK by creating new ways for people to get involved.
I work at the Public Interest Research Centre in beautiful mid-Wales and have been working on the Common Cause initiative for the past few years. I'm a researcher, writer and facilitator with a background in Psychology and International Development, and I'm particularly interested in how rhetoric shapes our culture and how we treat each other. I'm also an Edge Fund Facilitating Group member, and am passionate about grassroots change.
Tom Pollard is Policy and Campaigns Manager for the Social Inclusion and Rights team at the mental health charity Mind. Tom has worked at Mind since 2010 in various roles, before which he worked for an MP in Parliament. His team works on issues around access to justice, benefits and welfare, and human rights and equality. Tom has co-chaired the Disability Benefits Consortium (a coalition of over 60 charities), is the co-ordinator of the Campaigns Forum, and sits on the steering group of the Who Benefits? campaign
Hanna is a Campaign Manager at SumOfUs.org. Before joining SumOfUs, she chased UN conferences around the world as part of the youth climate movement, founded the East London Green Jobs Alliance, was Co-Director at The Otesha Project UK, got an MSc in Climate Change & Policy, and worked on crowdfunded solar energy campaigns for 10:10. She is also an experienced trainer in anti-oppression and environmental justice. When she’s not at her laptop, Hanna likes biking, baking, and yoga-ing.
Carys has been working in communications for what feels like a lifetime but is actually seven years. She started out doing media for a parliamentary candidate who is now an MP. Then she spent three years at a PR and public affairs agency working for companies like Eurostar, BlackBerry and Universal Music. She headed up the communications team at the New Economics Foundation, then worked for another politician, shadow civil society minister Lisa Nandy. She's now Communications Director at SumOfUs.
Clifford Singer is director of Social Spark - specialising in digital design for not-for-profit organisations and progressive campaigns. He has set up a number of online projects including MyDavidCameron.com, False Economy and Who Funds You?
Jen is an activist from Fair Isle, Shetland. She works for 38 Degrees in Glasgow and was previously involved in the Women for Independence and Radical Independence movements during the referendum. Her interests outside of work are land reform and women's participation in politics and media.
I am a software engineer and industry liaison for CAS #include - a non profit promoting diversity in the computing classroom