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Inspirational Charity Women
11
May

Inspirational Woman: Poppy Jaman | CEO and co-founder of Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) England

Poppy is the CEO and one of the co-founders of Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) England. MHFA is a Community Interest Company (CIC). This World Mental Health Day it is leading on the goal of increasing the number of Mental Health First Aiders, by providing participants with the skills and confidence to recognise the signs...
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07
Mar

Inspirational Woman: Sarah Brown | President of children’s charity Theirworld and Executive Chair of the Global Business Coalition for Education

Tell us a bit about yourself, background and your current role I care passionately about global education and health issues and my work brings together the worlds of business, philanthropy, social media and charity campaigning. I’m President of the children’s charity Theirworld, working to give a better start for the most vulnerable babies and children...
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20
Feb

Inspirational Woman: Samantha Holdsworth | Founder & Director, Clowns Without Borders UK

Samantha Holdsworth is the founder and director of not-for-profit organisation, Clowns Without Borders UK. Following a difficult year of loss, Sam decided to turn her distress on its head, and throw her energy into something completely new. And so, Clowns Without Borders UK was born. Now managing a beautiful nine month old girl and a busy year...
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09
Feb

Inspirational Woman: Charlotte Crowl | Author and cancer survivor

Tell us a bit about yourself, background and your current role My name is Charlotte Crowl I’m 27 and I grew up around Essex and East London, at the age of 17 I was diagnosed with stage 3 cancer. During that time, I went through many mental and physical struggles including my body shutting down,...
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22
Dec

Inspirational Woman: Cherie Blair | Founder of the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women

What motivated you to focus on empowering women through your career, and through your Foundation for women? I think my passion for women’s rights came from the way I was raised – by my mother and my grandmother, both incredibly strong women. My father had left us when I was in primary school, and I...
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30
Jun

Meet Kiko Matthews: the incredible woman attempting a World Record solo row across the Atlantic

In 2009, Kiko Matthews was diagnosed with a life-threatening pituitary tumour, which left her barely able to get up the stairs or out of the bath. Eight years later, Matthews is pushing her physical and mental boundaries in the hope of creating a new world record for rowing solo across the Atlantic – at total...
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02
Jun

Inspirational Woman: Amel Najjar | Executive Director & Founder of Children of War Foundation

Amel Najjar is the Executive Director & Founder of Children of War Foundation (cowf.org), a California based 501©3 non-profit, providing healthcare to children worldwide.  Amel is engaged in all aspects of the organisation, aligning her responsibilities around strategic priorities, with oversight to develop and drive implementation of her vision, goals, and key initiatives. In addition...
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26
Apr

Inspirational Woman: Shauneen Lambe | Founder and Executive Director of Just for Kids Law

Shauneen Lambe is the founder and executive of Just For Kids Law. The charity runs a number of programmes aimed at providing support, advocacy and assistance to young people with a variety of needs. What inspired you to start a non-profit? I always believed that providing legal support is a public service – not only...
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