Women’s Aid

Sarah Mason / Sandra McNamee

Sarah Mason has been working for Women’s Aid Federation NI for over 26 years, in various Senior Management roles and she took over the role of CEO this year. Women’s Aid is the lead, expert agency providing support to women, children and young people affected by domestic and sexual violence across NI. Sarah has led on the highly successful preventative education programme for children in primary schools over the last ten years, and she will share this work as part of the presentation.

Sandra McNamee has been involved with Women’s Aid NI for 22 years both in a paid employment and a consultancy basis. She has developed an in-depth knowledge and expertise in relation to the impact of domestic violence on children and young people. She is the author of the successful Helping Hands programme delivered in primary schools across NI. Sandra recently led on the development of the Women’s Aid NI, 10 year children and young people’s strategy See, Hear, Act. She is passionate about giving children and young people a voice and this will be evident in this presentation.