Trustee, chair and co-founder of Literacy100
Julia is a dyslexia specialist who has taught in primary, secondary and higher education. At London University’s Institute of Education, Julia worked in the Literacy Assessment Centre and has been a volunteer literacy tutor at the homelessness charity Thames Reach since 2006.
Co-founder of Literacy100 and committee member
Fehmida has over a decade of experience teaching and leading English support across the mainstream and third sectors.
Committee member, research lead and communications associate
Kat has worked as Literacy Tutor and Dyslexia Specialist for a national homeless charity in London for over 3 years and has recently completed an MA in SpLD (dyslexia).
Committee member and IT associate
Dominika has 10 years' experience in the IT sector, providing support, maintenance and unaccredited digital skills training to both private clients and businesses. She has combined her IT experience and interest in social issues to deliver a digital inclusion project at a London-based homeless charity.
Trustee and communications lead
Alessy has worked in the charity sector for almost a decade, with roles at the publishing arm of a major disability charity, and more recently in homelessness. Her current work is concerned with the role that sustainable employment and basic skills can play in preventing homelessness.
Tom is an Assistive Technology Trainer and has been working with Diversity and Ability for over 5 years. He has an MSc in Applied Social Psychology from Sussex University. Where his main areas of research focused on Identity, Responsibility and how we react in a crisis.
Trustee and finance officer
Hilary has spent the last 20 years in the UK software industry, working within and then leading various engineering and development teams across a number of sectors.
Tasa Onakpoma is a computer scientist with a BSc Hons from Kingston University London. He has experience in non-profits and start-ups and has developed client-tailored mentorship programs for FTSE100 companies.