Helen Pankhurst

Women's rights activist and writer.

She is the great-granddaughter of Emmeline Pankhurst and granddaughter of Sylvia Pankhurst. Her career has focussed on the promotion of women’s rights within the international development sector. In 2018, she convened the Centenary Action Group, a cross-party coalition aimed at ending barriers to women's political participation. She is currently involved in a ground-breaking new initiative focussing on women in Greater Manchester, birthplace of Emmeline and the suffrage movement.

Marilyn Thomson

Independent consultant on gender, diversity, and development issues.

She was appointed as the first Gender Adviser for Save the Children and was involved in setting up the UK Gender and Development Network. She co-founded the Central America Women’s Network of which she subsequently became a Director (2000- 2017). She is currently coordinating a project on women resisting and transforming gender- based violence, which is a collaboration between Kings College London, and the Latin America Bureau.

Margarita Rebolledo Hernandez

UK-based Latin American feminist, artist and campaigner on gender and reproductive justice and migrants’ rights.

Marga RH is a UK-based Latin American feminist, artist and campaigner on gender + reproductive justice and migrant's rights. She has been part of the organising team for the London Festival of Choice and has been involved in projects addressing youth, gender and/or migrant rights, with organisations such as the Central America Women's Network, LAWRS, Solace Women's Aid and IPPF. She has been an artist in residence at The People's Forum NYC and winner of the Sheroes Prize for her contribution towards the Lon-Art exhibition "Sheroes in Quarantine" (Part 1).

Esuantsiwa Goldsmith

Writer, feminist activist and development consultant of English – Ghanaian heritage.

In 2001 she became the first woman of colour to be elected Chair of the Fawcett Society. During her career she has served as Commissioner for the Women's National Commission, Chair and Co-Founder of the Gender and Development Network, Trustee of the Equality and Diversity Forum and a member of the UK Government delegation to the UN Fourth World Conference on Women. Her recent memoir: The Space Between Black & White was published in March 2020.

Kanndiss Riley

Ιntersectional feminist.

She has worked across the charity, education, media and sport industries. She is a member of the Women’s Equality Party (WEP) and is the first WEP candidate to be standing for election in Kent County Council. She is an intersectional feminist. Her main focus is on promoting equality and inclusion and opposing all forms of violence. She currently works as Information and System Support Officer for the Fawcett Society.

Nathaniel Horne

Volunteer Community Coordinator at "Beyond Equality"

Nathaniel works for charity Beyond Equality. They run workshops on gender equality in schools, universities and workplaces. Nathaniel heads up the schools branch and finds it invigorating to open up conversations on equality, agency and how we treat others with school-age pupils. "There's still a long way to go, but we're getting closer."

Sumita Mukherjee

Associate Professor of History at the University of Bristol.

She is the author of a book about the global networks of Indian suffragettes in the interwar period (Oxford University Press, 2018). She collaborated with the Fawcett Society and the Centenary Action Group and participated in the unveiling of the Millicent Fawcett statue in Parliament Square.