Meet the Team

Mel Aston

Mel Aston

Centre Manager

“I am angry. We should all be angry. Anger has a long history of bringing about positive change.”

― Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, We Should All Be Feminists


Domestic Abuse Caseworker

“Each time a women stands up for herself, without knowing it is possibly, without claiming it, she stands up for all women.”

 — Maya Angelou


Phone Communications and Administration Officer

” Just remember that your real job is that if you are free, you are to free somebody else, If you have some power, then your job is to empower somebody else”.

– Toni Morrison


Support Advisor

“If I could travel back in time to meet one historical woman, I would choose Emmeline Pankhurst. I find her so inspiring and I would have loved to have been one of the women supporting her to change the rights for women.”


Domestic Abuse Caseworker

“In a world that wants women to whisper, I choose to yell.”

-Luvvie Ajayi


Community Outreach / Volunteer and Communications Coordinator

“Hearing them, I realized that they weren’t at all smarter than the rest of us. They were simply emboldened, floating on an ancient tide of superiority, buoyed by the fact that history had never told them anything different.”

– Michelle Obama, speaking on her male classmates, Becoming


Community Outreach Officer

“The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.”

-Alice Walker

Our Trustees

Trustees are a central part of our operation, they bring their passion, experience and energy. We want to thank our board members for all the fantastic work they do for the organisation. 


Sandra Robins

Chair and Treasurer – Trustee

from February 2017

Neeta Desor


from October 2015

Emmanuella Anasoh


from November 2020

Amy Ratcliffe


from November 2019

Smitha Dunwell


from November 2020

Dr Alison McKinlay


from November 2019