The Resilience Project was created by youth, for youth.

We thank all of the movements, practitioners and BIPOC folk (past and present) who’ve informed our work. We stand on the shoulders of giants.

Meet the Core Team

  • United Kingdom Katie Hodgetts profile picture

    Katie Hodgetts

    Founder/Executive Director

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  • Netherlands Abigail Daley profile picture

    Abigail Daley

    Chief Operations Officer

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  • Ronke Ayoola profile picture

    Ronke Ayoola

    Youth Programmes Lead

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  • United Kingdom India Miles profile picture

    India Miles

    Marketing and Communications Officer

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Our Board of Youth

In early 2023, we launched our first annual international Board of Youth.

Authors, award winners, founders and creatives - these incredible change makers are making waves in their chosen areas. They inform our decisions and the work we do.

  • Malawi Ali Saidi | 2024 profile picture

    Ali Saidi | 2024

    Program Manager | Activist

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  • Canada Clara Brown | 2024 profile picture

    Clara Brown | 2024

    Advocate | Environmentalist

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  • India Leena Joshi | 2024 profile picture

    Leena Joshi | 2024

    Founder | Author

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  • United Kingdom Marla King | 2024 profile picture

    Marla King | 2024

    Dancer | Activist

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  • Zimbabwe Panashe Musarurwa | 2024 profile picture

    Panashe Musarurwa | 2024

    Activist | Ambassador

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  • Thailand Pimpichcha Sullivan-Tailyour | 2024 profile picture

    Pimpichcha Sullivan-Tailyour | 2024

    Activist | Facilitator

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  • Tanzania Shamim Wasii Nyanda | 2024 profile picture

    Shamim Wasii Nyanda | 2024

    Founder | Activist

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  • United Kingdom Kit Sanderson | 2024 profile picture

    Kit Sanderson | 2024

    Co-founder | Activist

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  • Malaysia Shiwei Ooi | 2024 profile picture

    Shiwei Ooi | 2024

    Climate Health Justice Activist | Junior Doctor

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  • Netherlands Sophie Aarts | 2024 profile picture

    Sophie Aarts | 2024

    Conservationist | Activist

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  • France Héloïse Lepinard | 2024 profile picture

    Héloïse Lepinard | 2024

    Founder | Activist

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  • United Arab Emirates Ishraq Abdalla | 2024 profile picture

    Ishraq Abdalla | 2024

    Co-Founder | Activist

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  • United Kingdom Talia Woodin | 2024 profile picture

    Talia Woodin | 2024

    Producer | Photographer

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  • South Africa Rayhaanah Williams | 2024 profile picture

    Rayhaanah Williams | 2024

    Activist | Author

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  • Bangladesh Waseefa Tasneem | 2024 profile picture

    Waseefa Tasneem | 2024

    Activist | Student

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  • United Kingdom Sunita Ramani | 2024 profile picture

    Sunita Ramani | 2024

    Activist | Communicator

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  • Kenya Steve Misati | 2024 profile picture

    Steve Misati | 2024

    Conservationist | Founder

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  • Nigeria Almustaqim Balogun | 2024 profile picture

    Almustaqim Balogun | 2024

    Founder | Communicator

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  • Tanzania Almutawakkil Ahmed Mbwana | 2024 profile picture

    Almutawakkil Ahmed Mbwana | 2024

    Activist | Youth Parliament

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  • India Ananya Pathak | 2024 profile picture

    Ananya Pathak | 2024

    Founder | Artist

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  • Nigeria Ayomide Olude | 2024 profile picture

    Ayomide Olude | 2024

    Project Manager | Activist

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  • United States of America Maksim Batuyev | 2024 profile picture

    Maksim Batuyev | 2024

    Founder | Advisor

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  • Kenya Dorcas Wakio | 2024 profile picture

    Dorcas Wakio | 2024

    Founder | Activist

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  • Antigua and Barbuda Genesis Whitlock | 2023 profile picture

    Genesis Whitlock | 2023

    Activist | Community Builder

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  • United Kingdom Lauren MacDonald | 2023 profile picture

    Lauren MacDonald | 2023

    Coordinator | Activist

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  • India Ananya Pathak | 2023 profile picture

    Ananya Pathak | 2023

    Founder | Artist

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  • United Kingdom Samuel Owusu Appiah | 2023 profile picture

    Samuel Owusu Appiah | 2023

    Campaigner | Facilitator

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  • Tanzania Shamim Wasii Nyanda | 2023 profile picture

    Shamim Wasii Nyanda | 2023

    Founder | Orator

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  • United Kingdom Marla King | 2023 profile picture

    Marla King | 2023

    Dancer | Activist

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  • United Kingdom Sunita Ramani | 2023 profile picture

    Sunita Ramani | 2023

    Activist | Communicator

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  • Netherlands Sophie Aarts | 2023 profile picture

    Sophie Aarts | 2023

    Ocean activists | Communicator

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  • United States of America Amanda Sun | 2023 profile picture

    Amanda Sun | 2023

    Founder | Director

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  • United Arab Emirates Ishraq Abdalla | 2023 profile picture

    Ishraq Abdalla | 2023

    Researcher | Fundraising director

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  • Türkiye Süheyla Kılıç | 2023 profile picture

    Süheyla Kılıç | 2023

    Co-Founder | Activist

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  • South Africa Rayhaanah Williams | 2023 profile picture

    Rayhaanah Williams | 2023

    Author | Campaigner

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  • Kenya Steve Misati | 2023 profile picture

    Steve Misati | 2023

    Conservationist | Founder

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  • Denmark Bethany Copsey | 2023 profile picture

    Bethany Copsey | 2023

    Co-Founder | Scientist

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  • Rwanda Foday David Kamara | 2023 profile picture

    Foday David Kamara | 2023

    Social Entrepreneur | Founder

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  • United Kingdom Ciara O’Hare | 2023 profile picture

    Ciara O’Hare | 2023

    Activist | Disability justice

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  • Bangladesh Waseefa Tasneem | 2023 profile picture

    Waseefa Tasneem | 2023

    Activist | Counsellor

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  • United Kingdom Bobby Edge-Partington | 2023 profile picture

    Bobby Edge-Partington | 2023

    Communicator | Activist

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  • United Kingdom Tori Tsui | 2023 profile picture

    Tori Tsui | 2023

    Author | Organiser

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  • United States of America Elijah Mckenzie-Jackson | 2023 profile picture

    Elijah Mckenzie-Jackson | 2023

    Co-Founder | Leader

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Our Resilience Circle Co-Hosts

Meet our exceptional bunch of trained Resilience Circle co-hosts!

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    Izzie Fanfan

    2022 Circle Co-Host

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    Forrest Lawrence

    2022 Circle Co-Host

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    Amazon Green

    2022 Circle Co-Host

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  • Ezra Grosz profile picture

    Ezra Grosz

    2022 Circle Co-Host

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  • Katy Williams profile picture

    Katy Williams

    2022 Circle Co-Host

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  • Simran Dhingra-Smith profile picture

    Simran Dhingra-Smith

    2022 Circle Co-Host

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  • Eleanor Murray profile picture

    Eleanor Murray

    2022 Circle Co-Host

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  • Rowha Mohid profile picture

    Rowha Mohid

    2022 Circle Co-Host

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  • Augusta Senenssie profile picture

    Augusta Senenssie

    2022 Circle Co-Host

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  • Lilly Hill profile picture

    Lilly Hill

    2022 Circle Co-Host

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  • Hattie Collins profile picture

    Hattie Collins

    2022 Circle Co-Host

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  • Samuel Owusu Appiah profile picture

    Samuel Owusu Appiah

    2022 Circle Co-Host

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  • Adam Mitchell profile picture

    Adam Mitchell

    2021 Circle Co-Host

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  • Aileen Doherty profile picture

    Aileen Doherty

    2021 Circle Co-Host

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  • Amarah Khan profile picture

    Amarah Khan

    2021 Circle Co-Host

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  • Amalia Monger profile picture

    Amalia Monger

    2021 Circle Co-Host

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  • Anna Brown profile picture

    Anna Brown

    2021 Circle Co-Host

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  • Charlotte Latoweckyi profile picture

    Charlotte Latoweckyi

    2021 Circle Co-Host

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  • Grace profile picture

    Grace

    2021 Circle Co-Host

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  • Jaz Fryer-Jones profile picture

    Jaz Fryer-Jones

    2021 Circle Co-Host

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  • Julia Rozniak profile picture

    Julia Rozniak

    2021 Circle Co-Host

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  • Kyle Downie profile picture

    Kyle Downie

    2021 Circle Co-Host

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  • Marla King profile picture

    Marla King

    2021 Circle Co-Host

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  • Samia Dumbuya profile picture

    Samia Dumbuya

    2021 Circle Co-Host

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