empowering women

Educating, supporting and empowering women.

Email: info@onewomanatatime.co.uk

Phone: +44 7913 389009

Registered Charity: 1183863

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The Team

One Woman at a Time would not exist without all the fabulous people who help keep this Charity alive. From our founder & patron to celebrated photographer, organisers, ambassadors & everything in-between, we thank you!

With an extensive career as a midwife, Jean first went to Africa in 1990s where she experienced FGM first hand. Upon the death through birthing complications and ultimately FGM, Jean was became determined to try and educate and stop this practice. One Woman at a Time was born. 

Founder

JEAN ANDERSON

Leanne has been a celebrity patron and fundraiser of OWAAT since the charity became official in August 2017. Not only has she raised a huge awareness for FGM and forced marriage, but she also travelled to India and Africa to witness first hand the struggles these women face. She was the host of our first empowerment ball in March and as a mother of 3 girls she is completely committed and passionate about empowering women across the globe.

Patron

LEANNE BROWN

Ambassadors

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Ambassador

CHERISH OTOO

Apprentice Nurse, single mum & internet blogger, Cherish, shares her passion for empowerment and education for women. Her determination and drive shows that all women can achieve. 

Ambassador

MEMUNA SOWE

Specialist midwife. Winner of BJM 2018 midwife of the year.

Passionate about women's health globally.

Ambassador

SACHI SHAH

As a UN conference speaker, 18 year old Sachi helps raise awareness about issues faced by women and girls in Kenya & in other developing countries, and to also empower them. 

Ambassador

ALLYS BROWN

6 years working in East Africa whilst studying for her Masters in Gender Studies and Law, Allys uses her experience to help educate girls on the importance of staying in education and refraining from FGM and early marriage.

Administration

LAURA DUNCALF

Treasurer

Laura brings her years of financial expertise to the charity. 

Creative

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JULIE NORTH

Graphic/Web Designer

With over 20 Years experience in the design & advertising industry, owner of 

NORTHdesigns, Jules brings our ideas and events to life.

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DANIELLE BAGULEY

Photographer

Renown celebrity & TV photographer, with over 18yrs experience. Danielle documents our emotional journey in her beautiful and inspiring art.

CLARE ALMOND

Organiser & Fundraiser

Ex-TV Assistant Producer is used to organising to tight deadlines. Clare used this experience to launch our hugely successful Annual Empowerment Ball.

Trustees

DEBS BROOKS

Trustee

Deborah is very passionate about giving to Charity and enjoys advocating for a Charity which educates and empowers women who are suffering from FGM.

POLLY

Trustee

Retired nurse and midwife. Polly has spent much of her career working with disadvantaged women & their families. One of the founding members who helped to get the charity off the ground.

Advisors

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Advisor

ZAINAB MOHAMED

Zainab is our advisor on Emotional & Psychological Support/Therapeutic Approach to HBV & FGM

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Advisor

ANGIE MARRIOTT

Proudly working in partnership with OWAT to improve safeguarding, and risk assessment by educating police, UK Border Force, health and social care professionals and children in schools, colleges, universities including communities at grass root level. Also, supporting survivors of Gender Based Violence. My goal is to work towards the eradication of FGM, FM, CSE, County Lines, Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking through prevention training and empowerment

Young Ambassadors

Young Ambassador

HARRY

9 year old Harry has worked hard for the charity, organising fundraisers for his school friends and raising awareness about OWAAT amongst young people. Harry loves reading, learning new things, sport - especially football and basketball - and is a natural organiser with great leadership skills. He is an asset to our team.