Everyone can be a leader, helping to drive positive change at work, in our lives and in our communities.
As part of our commitment to develop all our staff’s leadership potential, Touchstone is organising a series of Leadership Masterclasses. We’re very pleased to announce that Ruth Hunt, CEO of Stonewall, will be addressing staff during the session on Tuesday 19th May.
Other organisations in Leeds that are hoping to become members of Stonewall’s Diversity programme are more than welcome to attend by emailing office@touchstonesupport.org.uk to register your interest.
Ruth is Stonewall’s Chief Executive, having worked in senior positions at Stonewall since 2011. Ruth has overseen the rapid growth of Stonewall’s public affairs and education teams as well as developing the infrastructure of Stonewall Scotland and Stonewall Cymru. She has successfully led the development of the organisation’s groundbreaking policy, campaigning and research outputs both here and abroad.
Ruth attended St. Hilda’s College, Oxford where she studied English and was elected President of Oxford Student Union. Prior to Stonewall, Ruth worked at the Equality Challenge Unit where she led work advising Higher Education Institutions on sexual orientation and gender identity equality. Ruth is a Marshall Memorial Fellow.
In 2013, Ruth was voted the fifth most influential LGBT person in Britain in The Independent’s Pink List.