Martha Evans (FRSA) leads the work of the Anti-Bullying Alliance (ABA), supporting its members in all aspects of bullying prevention and response.
She manages the Anti-Bullying Week and Odd Socks Day campaign each November which reaches over 80% of schools England, Wales and Northern Ireland. She’s worked at the National Children's Bureau (where ABA is based) since 2009 and was previously part of the Council for Disabled Children (CDC) team.
Martha has led on the Anti-Bullying Alliance’s groundbreaking whole-school anti-bullying programme which reaches 100s schools and provides training to tens of thousands of children’s professionals each year.
Martha is passionate about reducing bullying, understanding group and power dynamics and improving the lives of children and young people. Martha is a member of The Royal Taskforce on Cyberbullying and sits on Internet Matters expert advisory board. Martha is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.
“Bullying has a significant impact on people’s lives, not just in childhood but well into adulthood. Through our work at the Anti-Bullying Alliance, we’re making real changes to schools and other settings and improving the well-being of children and young people.”