On The Hot Seat by Uzo Iwobi
Following Uzo’s 4 weeks special of featuring Black Leaders for Black History Wales 365, on Thursday 22nd of October at 3.30pm, we warmly welcome a phenomenal woman
NNEKA MACGREGOR, LL.B. (Canadian Lawyer)
Nneka MacGregor is the co-founder and Executive Director of the Women’s Centre for Social Justice, better known as WomenatthecentrE, a unique non-profit organisation created byand for women and trans survivors of gender-based violence globally. She is also co-host of the engaging podcast – ‘What’s Your Safe Word?’
Nneka is an advocate who works with governments, organizations and individuals to transform lives and build violence-free communities. In 2006, she was selected by the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario as one of 13 experts tasked to review the range of services provided to women and children in the province, identify gaps and make recommendations. In June, 2016, she was appointed by the Canadian government to the Advisory Council on the Federal Strategy Against Gender-Based Violence. An international speaker and trainer, she has developed and facilitated training to various sectors, and was one of the 12 Canadian women delegates appointed to the UNCSW63. Nneka is also an Expert Advisory Panel Member of the Canadian Femicide Observatory for Justice and Accountability.
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