Hannah is an ethnographer at The Young Foundation. She works as part of the research team on a variety of projects across Europe, related to understanding and addressing poverty and inequality, and social innovation. She is passionate about connecting in-depth research to policy and practice in a way that is inclusive and can lead to the long-term reduction of inequality.
Previous to The Young Foundation Hannah was working for relationships charity OnePlusOne as a researcher where she was responsible for a number of aspects of work, including carrying out research to evaluate and improve existing projects. Her most recent project was evaluating the recent training of health visitors and midwives to incorporate relationships information within their existing prenatal and antenatal work.
Hannah holds a PhD from the University of East Anglia on the realities of attempting to pursue aspirations in rural Uganda. Her areas of interest include the gap between aspirations and achievement, education, gender and inequality. She is passionate about seeing social change and believes that research is central in making this happen.
Other experience includes creating a report on the housing needs of young people in the UK and her role as a founding trustee for a small charity that aims to empower individuals in rural Uganda through the receipt of small grants.