Kara Brown

Kara Brown is the Lead of the Young Women Engagement Team at the World YWCA. She is a member of Scotland’s National Advisory Council on Women and Girls. Prior to that she was the co-director of The Young Women’s Movement and chair of DARF, a grassroots organisation working to end FGM in Scotland. She has represented Scotland’s young women at the United Nations and worked on human rights and gender equality projects in China, India and Ethiopia. Other notable work includes the launch of initiatives such as Scotland’s first Feminist Fest and the groundbreaking Status of Young Women in Scotland report.

She loves: Yoga and her two bunnies Ada and Andy

She is inspired by: Her friend and FGM activist Fatou Baldeh

She wants to change: The World YWCA over the next few years!