Nan Sloane has extensive experience of running organisations at both local and regional level. She has worked in the advertising and insurance industries, and has served as a local councillor. After running a regional political organisation for a number of years she set up the Centre for Women & Democracy in 2006.
Nan is a member of a number of women's and political organisations, and is a member of the Council and Management Board of Unlock Democracy. She has served on several task forces and working groups, including the government's Black & Ethnic Minority Women Councillors Task Force and Fawcett's femocracy project. She has a degree in Political Science from Leeds Univesity and is a Fellow of the RSA. firstname.lastname@example.org
Laura has a BA in Politics and a Masters in the Politics of International Resources and Development. She is currently managing our project on the history of women in local government in Yorkshire (The Thin End of the Wedge). Prior to working for CFWD she worked for an MP and for the regional development agency Yorkshire Forward.