As the world celebrates Women's History Month and International Women's Day 2023, it's important to reflect on women's strides towards gender equality and acknowledge the work that still needs to be done. We spoke with some fantastic women working across the Ark network who shared their inspirations, stories and reflections on the role of women in their life and what this day means to them.
Lucy Heller joined Ark in 2004 and was appointed CEO in 2012
Katie Oliver joined Ark in 2006 and is Director of Ark Start
Lyndsay Harris joined Ark in September 2022 as Director of Pastoral and Inclusion.
Kelly Emery has been at Ark for 13 years and is Procurement Assistant.
Caz Brasenell is Ark Kings Academy's Executive Principal, overseeing the secondary and primary phases.
Liz Tyler leads Ark Curriculum Plus, which works with 750 schools across the UK.
Timse Patel is Senior Data Analyst in the Insights Team, supporting senior leaders in the network and our school to make good decisions.
Liz Dawson is our Director of Governance and works across Ark Schools and Ark.
Kemi Anigiobi has taught chemistry, biology and physics for three years at Ark Evelyn Grace Academy.
Catherine Tate is the Systems Administrator for HR and oversees the processes and system, including MIS and data requests.
Margaret O'Shea is Director of Extended Curriculum, leading on sport, music and our broader enrichment programmes.