I’m Eve. I am a director and co-founder at Happen Together CIC, helping people make good stuff happen through coaching, facilitation, training and joined up ‘big picture’ thinking.
After a 13 year career as a public law and human rights lawyer (specialising in education, health, mental health and social care) I decided to focus my energies on working with people, nurturing authentic relationships, collaboration and wellbeing for systemic culture change. I am passionate about person/human-centred practice, inclusion, participation and deep democracy.
I am excited about the role and space M4 can grow for citizens and leaders to work together and to do and design things differently for a more inclusive, well and sustainable Greater Manchester and North. I also appreciate the space M4 provides for my own personal development and wellbeing as an activist, social entrepreneur, citizen and doer with big dreams!
- Facilitating Inclusive and Participatory Events
- Clean Language Coaching and Systemic Modelling – for Individuals and Groups
- Design of Tools and Materials for Engagement on and off-line
- Community Building and Organising
- Systems Mediator and Partnership Creator
- Social Media, Blogging, Journals and Report Writing
- Governance and Leadership
- Legal Knowledge and Skills – public law and discrimination
- Cycling Instructor, Advocate & Consultant
- Co-founder of DivaManc (growing women’s voice, participation, influence and power in Greater Manchester and the devolution process.)
- Co-lead for Parliament Project North (inspiring and supporting women to run for political office)
- School Governor, Director and Co-op Member & Advisor (Education)
- Trustee Manchester City of Sanctuary (Welcoming Refugees & Asylum Seekers)
- Founder and lead at the Bike Hive (Community Bike Project)
- Co-founder and lead PushPedalScoot (Cycle Training (Programme)
- Coach at National College for Teaching and Learning (Women Leaders in Education)
“All change starts when people get together and talk about the things they care about. We move in the direction of the questions we ask” Margaret Wheatley
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