Clare Miller

Job: Marine Technical Specialist Organisation: Environment Agency (seconded to Natural England) Years in Public Service: 5 My grandmother/mother was a… My gran, Christine, worked as a Fitter at The White House on Bond Street, London creating bespoke clothing for customers …

Janet Hill CBE

Job: Disability Inclusion Programme Director Organisation: Cabinet Office Years in Public Service: 39 My mother was a… My Mum was a nursery teacher who left school at the age of 14 to help her own mother care for her 4 …

Carrie Pawley

Evidence Specialist & Fatigue Network Lead, Environment Agency Years in Public Service: 17 My grandmother/mother was a… I had a great-great grandmother who worked in the fishing industry preparing fish for sale before giving up work when she married, as was the …

Deborah McKenzie

Job: C2 – Employee Engagement (MIDIT) Organisation: RAF - MOD Years in Public Service: 5 Approx  My grandmother/mother was a… When my gran was young, families struggled to support their kids. It was no surprise that she was sent to …

Ozma Iqbal

Ozma Iqbal Gender Diversity Lead, DWP Years in Public Service: 25 My mother is a… Strong independent women who moved from Pakistan to Scotland in the late sixties. My parents then moved from Scotland to Bradford so that my father could …

Nastassja Thomas

Work Coach, DWP Years in Public Service: 2 years My grandmother/mother was a… My grandmother (mother’s mother) left school at 14 and was in the WRN’s (Women’s Royal Navy) during the war and worked away from home in Kent and Portsmouth …

Jane Harbottle

Jane Harbottle Head of Case Management, Legal Aid Agency Years in Public Service: 18 My grandmother was a… My Grandma started out her life ‘in London service’ as she called it. She was essentially working in the kitchens. I have …

Kelly-Jo James

Kelly-Jo James Portfolio Business Lead , Ministry of Justice Years in Public Service 12 My grandmother/mother was a… My nanna, as the eldest daughter of 7 children, gave up school at an early age - sacrificing her education to help …

Daxa Odedra

Daxa Odedra Lead Project Manager, Home Office 10 Years in Public Service My mother is now a qualified and experienced carer for elderly people. Her success follows a long working life doing odd jobs before finally securing a career in …