Councillor Katherine Dunne,
Treasurer of Labour Women's Network
Katherine is LWN’s Treasurer, and a long stnading member of LWN's training team, including on the Jo Cox Women in Leadership Team. She is a councillor in the London Borough of Hounslow where she is Cabinet Member for Communities and Climate Emergency.
Orginally from Manchester, Katherine lived for several years in Ireland where she joined the Irish Labour Party and was elected chair of its women’s section, running a successful campaign to introduce legally binding gender quotas for general election candidates, as well as campaigning for abortion rights. Since moving back to the UK, she has volunteered for Abortion Support Network, a charity that helps women who need to travel to have an abortion.
Katherine has a doctorate in chemistry and works in health research funding.
Katherine was re-elected back on to LWN Committee in 2020, is LWN Treasurer and on our Training team