Martha leads the work of the Anti-Bullying Alliance (ABA), supporting its members in all aspects of bullying prevention and response. She also coordinates Anti-Bullying Week each November and leads the policy and campaigns work of the Alliance. Martha has worked for 5 years at ABA. She has over ten years’ experience of working in local authorities and within the charity sector. Including four years at the Council for Disabled Children (CDC) team.
Martha has led on the Anti-Bullying Alliance’s ground breaking All Together programme. A whole school approach to reduce bullying of disabled children and young people and those with special educational needs and she sits on the Internet Matters Expert Advisory Board and the Royal Cyberbullying Taskforce set up by The Duke of Cambridge.
She is particularly interested in reducing bullying of groups most at risk of experiencing bullying.
While Martha loves her current job she could have had a very different career path – her first job after she left studying was as a musician.
Bullying has a significant impact on people’s lives, not just in childhood but well into adulthood. Through our work at the Anti-Bullying Alliance, we’re making real changes to schools and other settings and improving the well-being of children and young people