We are thrilled to announce that the latest addition to the DIVA
team is leading trans rights campaigner, Jacqui Gavin.
Jacqui's tireless activism has spanned over 30 years, ever since
she was outed as a transgender model by the national press.
Admirably, she used that platform to help improve the lives and
rights of the trans community.
She now works closely with Stonewall and gives talks
in schools as an ambassador for anti-bullying charity, Diversity Role
Models. She uses her day job as a civil servant in the UK
government to improve policy and guidance on trans issues and is an
advisory board member for MyGwork, a global recruitment
hub for LGBT professionals.
In addition to all these impressive credentials, Jacqui was
voted 33 in the inaugural DIVA Power List and 26 in
Power List 2016.
So you can understand why we're so excited to have Jacqui on
Jacqui told us:
"I am thrilled to have attained the trust
of Linda Riley and her team to join DIVA as a columnist.
DIVA has for so long has been a medium for all those
who are simply their authentic selves."
"I hope that my writings demonstrate my passion
and the commitment of DIVA to challenge the preconceptions and
prejudices of the full spectrum for all who are
Look out for Jacqui's first article in the March issue of
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