Anj Handa,

Founder, Inspiring Women Changemakers

I’d encourage people to apply by telling them that by holding back, others are not getting the opportunity to hear about their work, or to offer support/collaboration.

Anj Handa is the Founder of changemaker community Inspiring Women Changemakers. Named in the Charity Times 2023 International Women’s Day list for the capacity-building she undertakes with grassroots organisations and for her passion to grow and develop charity trustees, she has also been recognised by Forbes as one of ’10 Diversity & Inclusion Trailblazers You Need to Get Familiar With’.

A professional speaker, trainer and facilitator in DEI, leadership and good governance, Anj is also Course Director for Getting on Board’s flagship Charity Board Leadership Programme and works as an Associate of women’s sector grant makers such as Smallwood Trust and Rosa Fund. A charity Chair and former university Governor, Anj is an Ambassador for the Social Entrepreneur Index and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.