UN WOMEN UK
SAVE THE CHILDREN
Claire Barnett is the Executive Director of UN Women UK. UN Women is the only global organisation working to make gender equality a reality at truly every level of society, from grassroots programmes, to behavioural change campaigns, to global government. UN Women's mission is to ensure every woman has an equal right and access to Safety, Choice, and a Voice.
Caroline Lee-Davey is the Chief Executive of Bliss.
Bliss Charity exists to give every baby born premature or sick in the UK the best chance of survival and quality of life.
Save the Children support children in transforming their lives in over 121 countries, including the UK. So far, they have helped 45 million children across the world to get medicine, good food and the education that they need. Save the Children work every day to give them a healthy start in life, the opportunity to learn and protection from harm. When crisis strikes and children are most vulnerable, they are always among the first to respond and the last to leave. They do whatever it takes for children, every day and in times of crisis, transforming their lives and the future we share.
PROFESSORS WITHOUT BORDERS
Sands is the leading stillbirth and neonatal death charity in the UK. Sands exists to reduce the number of babies dying and to ensure that anyone affected by the death of a baby receives the best possible care and support for as long as they need it.
Karen Hancox is the Chair of Oxfordshire Sands and Mother to Kayleigh (Stillborn on 4.11.07), Charleigh Grace and Konnor. Alongside being a representative for Sands for 13 years, she is a primary school teacher.
Caroline Muir is the Major Gift Fundraiser for the 18 Keys Project. 18 Keys is changing the lives of women with long term experience of sleeping rough on the streets
of London. Creating a space where their specific needs can be met.
Tessy De Nassau is a social entrepreneur, business woman, philanthropist and the President and co-founder of Professors Without Borders. PROWIBO is a charity that specialises in University education. They connect educators and students worldwide to increase equal access to inspire learning experiences in higher education.
THE FELIX PROJECT
Charlotte Hill OBE is the CEO of The Felix Project. The Felix Project collects fresh, nutritious food that cannot be sold and deliver it to charities and schools to provide healthy meals and help the most vulnerable in our society.
Child Of is a visual arts project exploring addiction and recovery in a creative and contemporary way through storytelling.
One in eight babies are born prematurely, in the UK that is over 90,000 babies each year. Rachael Marsh Co-Founded The Ickle Pickles Children’s Charity to raise money for the intensive and special care equipment for neonatal units that treat the smallest and sickest babies. The Ickle Pickles Children’s Charity aims to give these babies a fighting chance and to help to keep them alive.
Abay Etiopia is an NGO that has been working in Gaba Kemisa in Ethiopia since 2009. Their aim is to fight poverty and promote equal opportunities; mainly through the development of projects in education, health and general community support. At Abay Etiopia, all members are volunteers and they only have Ethiopian staff on the ground.