The Fawcett Society
The Fawcett Society is the UK’s leading charity campaigning for gender equality and women’s rights. Sam Smethers is the Chief Executive of the Fawcett Society and took up her post in 2015. Prior to that she was the Chief Executive of Grandparents Plus for over six years. She had previously worked for the Equal Opportunities Commission as their Director of Public Affairs and also has nine years experience of working in parliament.
Sam is a trustee of the Equality and Diversity Forum, a former Trustee of the Fawcett Society and of single parent charity Gingerbread.