Vacancy: Treasurer

*NEW ADVERT & EXTENDED DEADLINE* We are looking for an experienced Treasurer to join our Board of Trustees. This is an unpaid position which will help guide the financial planning and management of the organisation. Overview of the role We are at a very exciting and challenging time in the development of GREAT and are […]


Vacancy: Research Assistant (part-time)

We’re looking for a part-time Research Assistant to help monitor implementation of the International Development (Gender Equality) Act 2014 and draft a report that summarises the first year impact of this legislation. JOB DETAILS Job title: Research Assistant Responsible to: Executive Director, The GREAT Initiative Duration: January 2015 – June 2015 Hours: Part time role, 2 days […]


We’re Hiring a Project Support Officer for Great Men

We are seeking a freelancer to come on board as a Project Support Officer for our Great Men Value Women Campaign. The Campaign seeks to engage men and boys in the movement for gender equality. Our Great Men pilot, part-funded by the Big Lottery, is running a series of workshops targeted a secondary school aged […]


New Executive Director

GREAT would like to welcome Maria Neophytou who joined in December 2013 as Executive Director. Maria has an academic background in gender and over ten years of experience in policy and international relations. She is looking forward to working with the trustees, staff and patrons of GREAT to help realise our vision of a world […]


We’re Hiring Interns

  We are recruiting a Social Media Intern We are currently looking for an intern, ideally with some experience in PR, marketing or digital communications to take on the generation and delivery of digital content across our media platforms. There may also be opportunities to help with campaign film production and events. Essential skills: communication, […]


The Gender Equality (International Development) Bill in the Press

Today the Gender Equality (International Development) Bill will be read in parliament. GREAT supports the bill and the positive impact it will have on the way that aid and development in low-income countries is provided. The Bill is also supported by VSO, Plan UK, Water Aid, the Central American Women’s Network and EveryChild. Check out […]


European Parliament Votes on Sexual and Reproductive Health

Members of the European parliament’s development committee voted Tuesday on a text — or opinion — on the issue of sexual and reproductive health and rights in the context of the EU’s development cooperation framework. Despite some opposition from social conservatives, the vote passed with a three-quarter majority and the text will now constitute an […]


Female Warriors of Art at Tate

Great Founder Karen Ruimy reflects on the inspiring art of two women from the Middle East. Female Warriors of Art at Tate Modern  


Beckham given Philanthropy Award

David Beckham will receive a philanthropy award in Paris next week at an event hosted by Eva Longoria and Karen Ruimy, Founder of The GREAT Initiative. Beckham’s philanthropy award | LIFE ONLINE | Entertainment News …



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