Teacher, coach and speaker
After many years as an English teacher and pastoral lead, in 2018 Ellie studied for an MA in ‘Gender, Society and Representation’ at University College London. She wanted to match her experience with academic knowledge. Following this she trained to be a life coach and established an educational consultancy, using her skills, knowledge and experience to advise schools on gender, identity and wellbeing issues through a range of talks, workshops and resources. Ellie believes that by engaging individuals at every level of an organisation and shifting collective cultures and mindsets, people will thrive, no matter who they are and where they are, and work will become more creative, collaborative and productive. Teachers, managers and leaders play a pivotal role in either reinforcing or challenging problematic assumptions, biases and attitudes about identity and difference on a daily basis and are therefore central to this positive transformation.