Gina is CEO of the Fair Education Alliance (FEA), a coalition of 250 member organizations from business, the third sector, and education, as well as young people themselves, who work collectively to ensure that every child thrives in education. Gina previously led the Teach First Innovation Unit, nurturing social entrepreneurs to tackle educational inequality through training, funding, and mentoring. This enabled a portfolio of 20 start-ups to scale from reaching 30,000 pupils to over 500,000 in 5 years.
Gina’s support for social entrepreneurs is based on her own experience founding VASE, a pioneering social enterprise in Ecuador for youth leadership through international exchanges. After five years as CEO, she handed over leadership to pursue her Master’s in Development Management at the London School of Economics. Gina is Chair of the OVO Foundation, which enables young people to learn about and create solutions to address climate justice, is a governor of Clapham Manor Primary School, and on the Ashoka Venture Board.