Rosie Lewis is the Deputy Director of the Angelou Centre and manages the organisation’s Violence Against Black Women and Girls (VABWG) services, which includes refuge provision for women without recourse to public funds. Rosie has an extensive background in advocacy and policy work with migrant women and children without recourse to public funds having worked in both strategic and frontline roles in the VABWG sector.
Rosie is a qualified and trained IDVA and ISVA who is educated to post-graduate level (Masters in Research) and is currently working towards her PhD at Durham University. She has over 17 years of project development/management, policy, fundraising and advocacy experience supporting women and children who are subject to domestic and sexual violence and at risk of harm. Rosie has been involved in social justice, DIY organizing (arts and music) and feminist activism for over 25 years. She is an experienced fundraiser and has been commissioned to write regional and national consultation documents.