A white woman, Sophie Walker, with brown hair and blue eyes is looking directly at the camera. She is waring pink lipstick and a blue v-neck with pink flowers. She's standing against a wooden backdrop—perhaps a door or a panelled wall.

Sophie Walker


Sophie Walker spent twenty years at Reuters as an international journalist. After supporting her elder daughter through a diagnosis of autism, she started campaigning for disability rights, particularly those of girls on the autism spectrum. In 2015, she helped form and led the Women’s Equality Party, ran for London Mayor in 2016, and in 2017 stood for election to Westminster, campaigning for investment in care, equal pay and an end to violence against women. She is co-founder of Activate – now FundHer, an arm of ElectHer – which gives financial support to women from minoritised communities to stand for political office; and the author of Five Rules For Rebellion: Let’s Change the World Ourselves.

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