Hannah Rich

Research Assistant Team: Research

Hannah joined the Young Foundation in June 2016 as a mixed-methods researcher. She carried out bilingual fieldwork in the Basque Country for ‘Humanity at Work’, exploring social innovation and co-operative development. Most recently, she has conducted a quantitative study of small and medium industrial towns in England as part of the Bright Futures project. Hannah also works on several EU-funded initiatives, including Dolfins, and facilitates network development for SIC.

Prior to joining the Young Foundation, Hannah worked as a support worker for young adults with learning disabilities and autism. She is an alumni of the Charityworks graduate leadership programme, through which she supported the development of social enterprises for a large learning disability charity. She also has experience of working with voluntary sector organisations in the UK, France and Spain.

Hannah has an MSc with distinction in Inequalities and Social Science from the London School of Economics (LSE) and a first class BA (Hons) in French and Spanish from Durham University. Her master’s dissertation explored the relationship between economic inequality and social trust in 18 European countries