Sharan Jaswal

Sharan is an energetic and engaging Educator, Facilitator & Changemaker passionate about social justice, education and the empowerment of young people and marginalised groups.

She has over 15 years experience in designing, delivering and scaling education programmes globally. A graduate of the London School of Economics & Political Science, Sharan has worked internationally across Asia, India, Europe and the Americas.

Sharan spent 12 years working to grow the charity MyBnk where she led the education team, spearheading their work with marginalised youth, and becoming an experienced project manager and learning experience designer.

She recently became self-employed and stepped into the field of social justice and gender equality – working with organisations such as The Good Lad Initiative, Rethink Mental Illness, Diversity Role Models and Future Foundations as an education, diversity & well-being facilitator and consultant.

She’s a trustee for the Abram Wilson Foundation, and volunteers on several youth sector advisory boards.

In a typical week, Sharan empowers young people by developing their resilience and works with female founders to accelerate their businesses. She’ll spend her weekend working with men to join the fight for gender equality by exploring power, privilege and allyship. She’ll often spend her evenings volunteering with #POCImpact, a community connecting and supporting People of Colour in the Social Impact sector.

Her accolades include being a Royal Society for the Arts and Clore Social Leaders Fellow. Her education programmes have won awards for their social impact with the Guardian Public Service and Centre for Social Justice Poverty Prevention to name a few.