Ceri is Director of Gender at the Young Foundation and leads their work to tackle structural gender inequalities. She was previously CEO of the Fawcett Society, a leading policy authority and advocate for gender equality. Prior to this as Acting Director and Head of Practice at the British Institute of Human Rights she led national initiatives to bring human rights to life in areas including Education, Health, poverty and community empowerment. At Ireland’s Combat Poverty Agency she developed and delivered national and cross border initiatives to support the participation of traditionally marginalized groups in public policy making. She also spent several years in community development and is a previous chair of the Women’s Resource Centre. She has a PG Dip in Women’s Studies and is a fellow of the Royal Society Of Arts.