Ruth Hunt

Resistance & Resiliance - Achieving Acceptance without Exception

Ruth Hunt

Talk: Resistance & Resiliance - Achieving Acceptance without Exception

Ruth Hunt is Chief Executive at Stonewall, Britain’s leading charity for lesbian, gay, bi and trans equality. The charity works with 750 businesses across the UK and abroad, as well as running transformative programs in schools, communities and supporting activists across the world. Ruth will share insight into how she builds resilience in herself and her employees, her experience of being a 37-year-old female CEO, and will reflect on her formative years as a young campaigner at Stonewall.

Ruth Hunt

CEO of Stonewall, Ruth Hunt was appointed in August 2014. She has successfully led the development of Stonewall’s groundbreaking policy, campaigns and research outputs, including its work to tackle homophobic bullying in schools, effective interventions to improve the health of lesbian, gay and bisexual people and Stonewall’s acclaimed leadership development programs.

Stonewall: Acceptance without Exception

Stonewall's mission statement:" We believe we're stronger united, so we partner with organizations that help us create real change for the better. We have laid deep foundations across Britain - in some of our greatest institutions - so our communities can continue to find ways to flourish, and individuals can reach their full potential. We’re here to support those who can’t yet be themselves."

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