Type of Fellowship: Specialist
Year of Fellowship: 2014
Oak Foundation Fellow
Nicola Sansom is the co-founder and CEO of S.A.L.V.E. International, working with young people on the streets of Uganda to build a brighter future through education.
Previously she worked for Oxfam as a Community Campaigns Co-ordinator in the North of England, as well as for a wide range of smaller International Development NGOs all over the world. She is passionate about the power of education and has a background in teaching and facilitation prior to her NGO work. She is also a founding member of the UK Small Charities Council (launched June 2013).
Twitter: @nicolasansom, @SalveInt, @PeakDChallenge
Current principal role: CEO
Current principal organisation: S.A.L.V.E. International
Other leadership role 1: Member
Other organisation 1: Federation of Small Charities Council
Other leadership role 2: Entrepreneur in Residence
Other organisation 2: Lancaster University Management School
Research: How can you measure magic? How can smaller organisations, especially those working with street-connected young people, measure impact?
Secondment host: CHETNA