Kat Banyard

Kat Banyard is author of The Equality Illusion and founder of UK Feminista - an organisation that supports grassroots feminist activism. In 2010 she was named in the Guardian as ‘the most influential young feminist in the country’, and in 2011 was named one of the Observer’s 50 contemporary innovators, described as “Game-changers whose vision is transforming the world around us”.

Kat featured in Glamour Magazine’s ‘The Glamour Power List 2011’ and was shortlisted for a Liberty Human Rights Award in 2010. She was previously Campaigns Officer at the Fawcett Society and in 2007 she was profiled in Observer Woman magazine as one of ‘The New Feminists’. Prior to her work at Fawcett, Kat worked for the Northern Refugee Centre in Sheffield setting up women’s groups. She was born in 1982 and currently lives in London.

For more information please visit www.ukfeminista.org.uk