COMMUNITY ORGANISATION AWARD FOR GENDER –
The Female Lead is a charity dedicated to making women’s stories more visible and offering a more diverse range of role models to those ever-present in popular culture. Founded by data pioneer and entrepreneur Edwina Dunn, the project highlights the breadth of female achievement in order to offer inspiration for future generations. This sensational organisation has created a variety of spaces to present stories of inspiring women, starting with their flagship book The Female Lead: Women Who Shape Our World. The outreach includes films, podcasts, events, in-school clubs and a range of teaching materials. The Female Lead is donating 18,000 copies of the book to schools, colleges and universities in the UK and across the USA, and are already active in more than 7,000 schools, engaging around two million students.