Victoria Harfield qualified as a chartered accountant with PwC and currently works with a number of small charities to support with their finances, from transactional bookkeeping, supporting fundraising bids, forecasting cash and reporting to trustees.
She previously volunteered in a women's centre supporting women impacted by the criminal justice system.
Abbi Ayers has worked with women and girls in contact with the criminal justice system for over 14 years as a services coordinator, women's centres manager, perinatal specialist and safeguarding lead.
Abbi is currently Development Manager of the National Women's Justice Coalition, where she leads projects and workstreams focused on driving systems change, achieving social justice and improving outcomes for women. Abbi has developed and managed services in women's prison over a number of years and has worked for women's specialist organisations including Birth Companions and Advance. She is also a qualified antenatal yoga teacher and breastfeeding counsellor, has considerable experience of leading antenatal classes and postnatal support groups, and currently volunteers for the Trussell Trust's North Enfield Food Bank.
Kaammini Chanrai is an experienced Diversity, Equity & Inclusion professional, with a background in organisational change and transformation.
She is currently the Equity & Inclusion Director at Brentford Football Club. She was previously the Senior Manager for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Warner Bros. Discovery, working on content and productions, and prior to that led Diversity & Inclusion at Vodafone UK. Her career in this space started as the Gender Research and Policy Manager at Business in the Community. Kaammini used to work in local government on transformational projects with a focus on homelessness and domestic abuse, and started her career at Refuge, where until recently she volunteered at the National Domestic Violence Helpline. Kaammini founded Gender and the City – an intersectional and feminist website upon completion of her MsC in Gender, Development and Globalisation at the London School of Economics.
Henrietta Imoreh is an applied theatre practitioner with a lifetime’s history of being engaged with policies that tackle the over-representation of looked after children in the criminal justice system.
Her passion for the arts and social justice has led her to set up her own theatre company called ‘Redefine’, which was funded by Battersea Arts Centre and City Hall care leavers foundation. Redefine is a theatre company for young people who have been in the care system. They use the arts a creative tool for the young people to express themselves around the subject matter of ‘identity and belonging in care.’ Henrietta is a public speaker for her local authority and works at Battersea Arts Centre and EY foundation. Her role at EY foundation is career consultant (care to employment).
Lilly Lewis-Bell is a survivor and campaigner on Domestic Abuse who has done her campaigning work over the last four years including while incarcerated. After being sentenced in 2016 to 8 years in prison, she began to work with APPEAL's Women's Justice as a Women's Justice Ambassador.
Lilly also works at WHAG as a MEAM (Make Every Adult Matter) worker as part of GMCA Changing Futures Team.
Lilly is also working with One Small Thing as a Women’s Involvement Advisor, ensuring the voices of women affected by the criminal justice system are included across our work. Lilly also writes for One Small Thing’s Blog Lilly is also Co-Chair for GM Women's Multiple Unmet Needs System Change Group.
Laura McIntyre is a leader in the voluntary sector, in her role as Head of Services for Women and Children for Changing Lives, a national charity with roots in the North East.
Laura has set up and developed a range of innovative services for women across the North and Midlands, including developing peer research methodology which have contributed to policy recommendations and policy change at a local and national level. She has set up women’s centres, both building-based and virtually, and has developed trauma-responsive models of care for Changing Lives. Laura is a Winston Churchill Fellow of 2011 and has specialist expertise supporting women who sell and exchange sex, and women who are targeted and groomed for sexual exploitation.
Shani Newbold is a leading diversity and inclusion campaigner who has spent her career re-addressing the balance of diversity leadership and Board appointments.
She is the Founder and Managing Partner of Cadence Partners, a talent acquisition and EDI consultancy focused on building workplaces that are diverse, inclusive, and genuinely committed to driving positive social change. She has over 20 years of experience in executive recruitment, talent management, and coaching, both in the UK and the US, and sits on a number of advisory boards. Her energy and drive to address inequality grows stronger every day, especially when it comes to creating fairer more transparent recruitment processes, developing diverse talent, and building inclusive organisations.
Rani Patel is the founder and Managing Director of CALLING, a new creative company launched with a mission to empower voices from the margins.
Prior to launching CALLING, she spent the last three years as business partner and director of cultural collaborations at youth marketing and purpose agency, Livity. She is an award-winning creative leader and has been recognised as an industry voice with 15 years’ experience.
She holds the firm belief that brands can be purposeful, affecting real change at a local and societal level and uses her voice in the media to discuss the race issues within the industry and brand world through her writing for industry and consumer press such as Campaign Magazine, Marketing Society and Vogue.
Lynn Percival brings a wealth of charity and fundraising knowledge, as well as extensive experience from the private sector.
After almost 10 years in financial services, where she held a number of marketing and product development roles in the UK, Europe and Africa, Lynn joined the non-profit sector specialising in fundraising. Passionate about equality, justice and tackling climate change, Lynn has led fundraising teams at Stonewall, Education Support and Rich Mix and now has a global fundraising role at the Jane Goodall Institute.
Shiryn Sayani is an award-winning communications and campaigns professional, currently working at the GLA leading the Mayor of London’s campaigns to make London fairer.
Shiryn has a communications and advocacy background with a particular focus on equality, human rights and justice-related issues. She previously established and led the communications function at the Race Equality Foundation. Prior to this, she started her career in policy, communications and campaigns roles at the Bar Council, after graduating with an LLB Law degree from the University of Exeter. She is CIPR qualified (holding a Specialist Diploma in Public Affairs), a member of the Media Trust’s Stronger Voices Advisory Group, and was named one of PRWeek’s 30 Under 30 high-performing comms professionals.
Shivani Uberoi works at Sky as a Senior Finance Manager. Her role is to drive transformation across the business.
Shivani has been at Sky since 2010, working in the finance function where she has held 6 different roles. She is a key part of Sky’s diversity agenda, having spent 12 months leading their Women in Leadership programme. She also founded and is now Chair of their women@Sky network and in addition founded and set the strategy for the multiculture network. Prior to this, Shivani spent more than three years with PwC having trained to be a chartered accountant.