Jo Cox is a senior campaigner and political strategist on equality and discrimination. She is currently raising funds and generating ideas to help The Freedom Fund end the scourge of modern slavery. She is Founder and CEO of UK Women, a research institute dedicated to better understanding the views and needs of women in the UK. Previously, she worked closely with Sarah Brown to galvanize action to stop mums and babies dying needlessly in pregnancy and childbirth. Jo was formerly Oxfam's head of global policy and before joining Oxfam, she spent six years working in politics and political campaigning in the UK and Europe, including 2 years with Baroness Glenys Kinnock in Brussels. During the 2010 General Election she coordinated a series of mini-campaigns in support of the Labour Party. She was nominated in 2009 by the Davos World Economic Forum as a Young Global Leader, has strong roots in Yorkshire and is a mum.
Subjects: Europe, Foreign Policy, International Development, Labour Party (Campaigning & Campaign Strategy)
Regions: London, Yorkshire & Humber