Chwarae Teg Introduces 5 New Board Members

Chwarae Teg, the charity whose work leads the drive in direction of a gender equal Wales, has welcomed 5 new members to its Board of trustees.

The non-executive administrators convey an extra wealth of cross-sector information and numerous expertise to the desk, having formally joined the Board in September.

Chwarae Teg is dedicated to selling equality, valuing variety and dealing inclusively as an employer and throughout the companies it supplies. The brand new appointments will make sure the Board is reflective of the big selection of ladies, companies and companions it helps and collaborates with.

Chwarae Teg Introduces 5 New Board Members

The 5 new non-executive administrators are:   

Stewart Owadally – a Neighborhood Organiser and Media Officer on the Welsh Parliament, Stewart has labored in Welsh politics in a celebration and cross-party atmosphere. He has organised campaigns with younger mother and father to sort out payday lending, younger Black and Asian individuals on group security, and younger Muslims combating extremism. Stewart ran the Stronger In marketing campaign in Wales, for a Stay vote within the 2016 referendum. He has since labored in Welsh Labour politics – engaged on elections and operating programmes to determine and practice candidates with a concentrate on bettering the gender steadiness and general variety of Welsh Labour candidates. He sat on the get together’s Variety and Inclusion Board for 2 years and at present works for a Welsh Labour MS within the Senedd and a Welsh Labour MP in Westminster.

Matt Davies – Chief Folks Officer for FinTech firm, Goal Group – A Tech Mahindra Firm. Matt is massively keen about driving optimistic workforces which can be inclusive and carry out efficiently; Blissful Folks drive profitable organisations. Having grown up homosexual in Merthyr Tydfil he’s motivated to drive inclusion for all, notably in the case of intersectionality – serving to break a number of glass ceilings from gender, LGBT+ standing, these from numerous socio-economic backgrounds, generational variety and likewise multi-culturalism.

Georgina Voogd – having certified as an employment solicitor in 2015 Georgina is now Variety & Inclusion Engagement Supervisor, Eversheds Sutherland – liable for all D&I engagement with and for purchasers. Georgina initially joined the Board of Chwarae Teg in November 2021 by way of her participation within the organisation’s Step to Non-Exec programme, changing into a full Board member in 2022.

Carol Adams – has intensive expertise of the third sector each within the UK and abroad, together with work on initiatives within the fields of economic exclusion, rural growth, poverty, equalities and repair supply. Carol manages RCMA Social Enterprise – a community of Farmers’ Markets in Cardiff, is the Africa Portfolio Lead for the Sub-Saharan Advisory Panel, founding father of Meals! Sustainable Livelihoods, Well being and Communities, and an Honorary Principal Lecturer with Cardiff Metropolitan College.

Kathryn Llewellyn – has been working in international growth for 20 years, most not too long ago as CEO for United Goal. In her 20s Kathryn actively campaigned for human rights in South Africa, Eswati and Zimbabwe and her earlier roles embrace Govt Director of The GREAT Initiative – a gender rights charity, CEO of Pump Support, managing ‘Dwell Under the Line’ for the World Poverty Mission and dealing as Worldwide Improvement Director for The One Basis. She can be a Board Advisor to the Waitrose Basis.

Sharon Williams, Chair of the Board, Chwarae Teg, stated:

“In my function as Chair a key precedence of mine is supporting the organisation to grow to be the very best model of itself in the case of our concentrate on equality, variety and inclusion. To ensure that us to actually have the influence on the organisation we’re striving for, having the suitable Board of Administrators is important.

“I’m due to this fact delighted that our new appointments convey a spread of substantive strengths to the Board, guaranteeing we’ve a collective powerhouse for our future.”

Cerys Furlong, Chief Govt, Chwarae Teg, stated:

“In Chwarae Teg’s thirtieth anniversary yr, it’s a privilege to have the ability to announce new Board members. It is a vital time for us as an organisation as we work tougher than ever to embed a larger concentrate on intersectional equality, variety and inclusion.

“We’re delighted that our new Trustees convey their wealth of expertise, ardour and expertise to our organisation. Collectively we’re properly positioned to make sure that much more ladies are seen, influential and that they and their employers can reap the rewards of gender equal, inclusive and numerous workforces.”

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