From our founders to our volunteers, every Vavenger is an important leader in the campaign to end Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting

The Team

Hoda Ali & Mabel Evans 

Co- Founders 

Bid Das 

Financial Officer 

Katie Hurd

Head of Development & Programming 

Megan Barcley

Head of Design and Marketing

Soraya Ali 

Head of Operations and Communication

Olivia Compton 

Project Development and Research 

Community Ambassadors 

We have partnered with and identified key Community Ambassadors to support in the fight against FGM. By way of fundraising, project managing and general assistance we are able to enhance and support  the work of our community ambassadors. 

Sarian Kamara

Keep the Drum Lose the Knife - Sarian is the Director of Keep the Drum Lose the Knife (KDLK), a Community Interest Group set up in the UK and Sierra Leone to end FGM and support survivors. Sarian currently works as FGM Facilitator and change agent in The Vavengers Reaching Out To Your Community project in Peckham, London. 

Leyla Hussein OBE 

The Dahlia project  Leyla Hussein, psychotherapist and campaigner speaks of the essential need to ensure that survivors of FGM have access to psychological support as well as physical support. From this, the Dahlia Project grew to what it has become today – a unique specialist holistic service providing both psychological and physical support to survivors of FGM.

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