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Let’s be honest, realistically, we’re not going to smash the patriarchy in our lifetime… but that won’t stop us giving it a damn good try!

The Another Way Women's Foundation was set up because we believe passionately in the power of women, and about helping women realise their worth and reach their full potential through empowerment and education.

In a largely patriarchal world, we want to help redress the balance – because we believe that by supporting projects that advance women, we benefit not only the individual but also the household and wider community as a whole.

And, if we only advance one women’s life for the better, we believe that the world would still be a brighter place!

Because we believe there is Another Way for women to live, to work, to be…

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Here’s to STRONG women…
May we BE them
May we RAISE them
May we KNOW them
And… May we HELP them rise

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our values

empowering & enabling

community- & people-centric

passionate & inspiring

trusted & respectful

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“No matter where you are in life, inspire and empower women around you. Success is never reached alone; wisdom and wealth are sweeter when shared”


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our team

with passion for advancing women at our core



Founder & Chair of Trustees

As a female entrepreneur, mother and yogi, Wendy is passionate about making the world a better place for women and helping them rise.


A philanthropist, educator and mentor who is committed to giving back by sharing her 25+ years' corporate experience to help other women realise their true potential and equip them to take on the world!



As a woman at the start of her career, Liv feels passionate about helping women to thrive in the workplace.

Working in healthcare education, she is committed to helping women succeed in historically male-orientated industries.




As a young working female, Amy is passionate about creating a safer and more equal place for women to excel.

Working in the public service sector, Amy wants to offer a guiding and supporting hand to help other women fulfil their full potential.


Operations & Partner Liaison

As a mother, grandmother, childcare specialist and qualified youth worker, Lind is passionate about helping to realise the potential of women and girls.

She is committed to giving back by sharing her 30+ years' experience in the childcare and charity sectors to help ensure that AWWF partners with charities and organisations delivering meaningful and impactful results for women. 




As an HR professional, mother and grandmother, Sallie is passionate about ensuring women are treated fairly, with compassion and given opportunities in life to enable them to reach their true potential.

Her mission is to support and make this happen.


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As a busy mum of three, originally from Palestine, Lubna is passionate about teaching Arabic as a second language.


As well as working full time at Chailey Heritage Special School as a teaching assistant, she teaches Arabic in Brighton on Saturdays and has developed a website aimed at teaching Arabic to children. 



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As a busy mum of four, originally from Morocco, Aicha is an active member of the Network of International Women for Brighton and Hove.


She is passionate about becoming an independent woman developing a sewing business start-up that will supply culturally appropriate clothing at a good price and help other women to do the same.

She enjoys cooking Moroccan food and sharing it with friends, and being involved with the wider Brighton women's community.



IT Consultancy

As a digital specialist, Ben is passionate about technology.


With over 10 years’ experience in the medical communications industry, he has successfully delivered digital platforms and events to audiences around the world, both virtually and in person.


Ben is a keen photographer and long distance runner. He has lived and worked in Hong Kong, South Africa, USA and UK.


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As a busy mum of two, originally from Southern France, Willow has recently take the plunge and gone back to college to pursue a law career as she is passionate about helping people and enjoys the art of debating.

Having moved to Brighton 10 years ago to improve her English, she soon fell in love with the community spirit, tolerance and inclusivity that the city offers to Brightonians. She is now an active member of the Network of International Women for Brighton and Hove and with her can-do attitude and vibrant positive energy, her goal is to encourage and give guidance to women in their journey getting back in to work and finding their confidence.

She enjoys running in her spare time for her mental and physical health and is thankful to have been part of the Brighton Marathon 10K.

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“In the future, there will be no female leaders. There will just be leaders”

Sheryl Sandberg

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