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Our Founders

Our Founders

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Bennie Kara

Bennie Kara is our Co-Founder. She inspired the inaugural event and after 20 years in schools as a teacher and leader, she now works full time as a speaker, trainer and consultant on the curriculum. She is the author of ‘A Little Guide for Teachers: Diversity in Schools’ and the Co-Editor of ‘Diverse Educators: A Manifesto’.

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Hannah Wilson

Hannah is a leadership development consultant, coach and trainer. She is the Co-Founder of #WomenEd and the Co-Founder of #DiverseEd. Hannah is passionate about Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging; Professional Learning; Mentoring and Coaching. Her former roles in education include: Head of Secondary Teacher Training; Founding Executive Headteacher; Strategic Lead for a Teaching School Alliance; Professional Learning Lead for a large MAT, DfE Diversity grant holder and Vice-Chair of a Trust Board.

Publications: 10% Braver (2018) | Diverse Educators: A Manifesto (2022)