Job Opportunity: Fawcett Seeks New Chief Executive

10Jun09

Needless to say, Katherine Rake has helped Fawcett achieve some truly fantastic things, they are big shoes to fill but we know you can do it!

Dr Katherine Rake OBE is to leave Fawcett after seven years of directing the UK’s leading campaign for women’s rights.

Under Katherine’s direction, Fawcett has seen tremendous growth and a range of landmark campaign successes, including securing a change in the way lap dancing clubs are licensed, establishing the Commission on Women and the Criminal Justice system to investigate women’s experience of all aspects of the criminal justice system, successful lobbying to ensure that the Government’s pension reform in 2006 reflected the reality of women’s lives, shaping the 2009 Equality Bill and campaigning to end the gender pay gap, and establishing the high profile Gender Equality Forum to drive the future of gender equality across a series of focused debates.

Katherine will be taking up her post as Chief Executive of The Family and Parenting Institute this autumn.

Information on the role and the application form cane be found on the Fawcett Site.

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