Professor Amartya Sen – Patron. Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen is a long-standing admirer of Mary Wollstonecraft, whom he describes as “perhaps the most underestimated thinker of the eighteenth century.” His awards include Bharat Ratna (India); Commandeur de la Legion d’Honneur (France) and the Nobel Prize in Economics.

 

Bee Rowlatt – Trustee and Chair. Bee is a journalist, writer and speaker, and the author of In Search of Mary. A former teacher, school governor and showgirl, she’s now a long-term advocate of the philosophy of Mary Wollstonecraft.

 

Kate Utley – Trustee. Kate is a qualified Chartered accountant specialising in the charitable and not for profit sector.  More recently she has been a volunteers advisor for Citizen’s Advice, and has worked for many years on an award-winning financial literacy project.

 

David Robinson – Trustee. David is a retired City lawyer with a Corporate Responsibility Champion Award and a distinguished track record in promoting equality and diversity. He is a Trustee of several charities, has a talent for marmalade-making, and credits the amazing women of his family with raising his consciousness.

 

Roberta Wedge – Consultant amateur historian, lecturer, guide, and speaker, who takes delight in introducing Mary Wollstonecraft to audiences in schools and community groups. She’s one of those people who can speak in paragraphs at the drop of a hat and is affectionately known as the team’s very own Wollsto-pedia.

 

Rachel Erskine – Belfast-bred and Glasgow-read, Rachel manages communications for the NGO Amref Health Africa UK. She first read Mary Wollstonecraft while at university. Upon moving to London in 2015, Rachel retraced Wollstonecraft’s steps through the city.

 

Gideon Carr – Gid is a coder and software designer. He won’t say no to an in-depth political debate over a pint of Black Sheep, and he isn’t afraid to pull an all-nighter for a worthy cause.

 

Louisa Albani – Louisa is an artist, educator and independent publisher who finds inspiration in the lost stories of people, buildings and the sea.