Who did we hear from in 2016/17?
Gill Nowland MBE was, at the time of our talk, CEO of One25, Bristol's leading charity supporting street sex-workers. Gill spoke about how the charity operates, what they've achieved, and what their goals are going forward.
Professor Josie McLellan is a social and cultural historian in the Department of History at the University of Bristol. Though Bristol was the first university in the country to admit women on an equal basis to men, Josie asked an important question: how far have we come since? From students to senior fellows, Josie explored the roles of Bristol's women throughout the academic hierarchy.
Nasra Ayub is a young trustee and outreach worker at Integrate UK, a youth charity founded in Bristol with the aim of empowering young people in fighting against female genital mutilation and other issues pertinent to young people of colour. Nasra talked to us about what Integrate is doing, why it's important, and their plans for future expansion.
Chanté Joseph is the President of the University of Bristol's African and Caribbean Association. She's also the Student Council Chair at Bristol SU, founder of Bristol is the New Black, BAME officer for Bristol Young Labour and a contributor to award-winning magazine gal-dem.com. She started an open and candid discussion about what it's like to be a black woman at Bristol, and how race impacts her love life, class status and mental health.