Because more equal societies work better for everyone

Wanda Wyporska

Executive Director

Dr Wanda Wyporska, FRSA is Executive Director at The Equality Trust, the national charity that campaigns to reduce social and economic inequality to improve the quality of life in the UK. She is a Visiting Research Fellow at the University of York, a trustee of Gingerbread, Schools OUT UK and the Equality and Diversity Forum and Governor of a primary school in Tottenham.

She is a Commissioner on the Commission for Collective Bargaining and has over a decade of experience working in the trade union movement. First at unionlearn at the TUC and then leading on equalities policy and campaigning at what is now the National Education Union. Wanda is a TEDx speaker, has spoken at the York Festival of Ideas, and chaired a panel at the Women of the World Festival. She regularly comments in the media, having appeared on BBC Radio 4's The Moral Maze, Sky News, and BBC 1's The Big Questions, among other outlets.

Wanda was a Starun Senior Scholar at Hertford College, Oxford, where she was awarded a doctorate in European History and subsequently published her first book, Witchcraft in Early Modern Poland 1500-1800 in 2013. It was shortlisted for the Katharine Briggs Folklore Award.

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