Mair has extensive experience in project delivery, community development and promoting equality in Wales. Her most recent role was based at Race Equality First supporting the delivery of a 3 year Big Lottery funded research project on hate crime. Mair completed her PhD in 2006 and has worked for Cardiff University, Stonewall Cymru and Terrence Higgins Trust Cymru. Mair has also facilitated local grassroots feminist groups and is excited about working with women across Wales.
Melissa joins WEN Wales after 3 years of working on the ESF funded Women Adding Value to the Economy (WAVE) programme which aimed to tackle the causes of gender pay disparities in Wales. Melissa brings her experiences of working in the private sector as a campaign co-ordinator and as an educator working in Central America, London and Cardiff to the role. A committed feminist, she is passionate about promoting gender equality. Having completed her MSc in Equality & Diversity in 2014, Melissa is excited to have the opportunity to expand her experience and understanding in such an exciting role as this.