Leaders Now, Clore Social's long-standing free breakfast event series for the social sector, goes virtual!
Join us on Tuesday, 27 October, between 9:00 am and 10:00 am for an engaging conversation on all-things leadership with Dr Wanda Wyporska, Executive Director at The Equality Trust, the national charity that campaigns to reduce social and economic inequality.
Leaders Now is a free event series designed to facilitate inspiring conversations and foster networking and collaboration within the social sector. We aim to provide a space where high-calibre leaders can share their leadership insights while engaging in important and thought-provoking discussions on leadership and social issues.
The event is open for anyone interested in or working for the social sector.
About Dr Wanda Wyporska
Dr Wanda Wyporska is Executive Director at The Equality Trust, the national charity that campaigns to reduce social and economic inequality. She is a Visiting Research Fellow at the University of York, a trustee of ACEVO (Association of Chief Executives of Voluntary Organisations), Redthread Youth, and Equally Ours and Governor of a primary school. She is a regular keynote speaker and sits on or has advised a range of bodies, such as the ACEVO race advisory panel, the Fight Inequality Alliance Steering Group, the Sheila McKechnie Foundation Social Power review, NUS Poverty Commission and the Sex Education Forum Advisory Group.
Wanda has over a decade of experience working in the trade union movement, leading on equalities, social mobility and education policy and is an experienced campaigner. She is a TEDx speaker, has spoken at the United Nations, York Festival of Ideas, and chaired a panel at the Women of the World Festival. She regularly comments in the media, having appeared on Newsnight, BBC Radio 4's The Moral Maze, Sky News, and BBC 1's The Big Questions, and written for The Guardian, HuffPo, and The Independent among other outlets.
Wanda was a Starun Senior Scholar at Hertford College, Oxford, where she was awarded a doctorate in European History and subsequently published her first book, Witchcraft in Early Modern Poland 1500-1800 in 2013. It was shortlisted for the Katharine Briggs Folklore Award.