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Trustees and Committee members

Who runs the Ruth First Educational Trust?

Members of the Executive Committee in 2022-23

TrusteesOther members
Chair: Prof Mike ThompsonDr Margaret Masson
(St Chad’s College)
Treasurer: Francis PritchardCouncillor Lesley Mavin
(Durham County Council)
Secretary: Helen CharnleyCouncillor Grenville Holland
Lotte ShanklandProf Martha Young-Scholten
John TierneyProf Patrick Dorey
 Prof Cheryl McEwanProf Bongani Ndimba
(University of the Western Cape)
 Dr Pearson Nkhoma
(Goldsmiths,University of London)
 Ruth First Scholar: Sicelo Ngwenya

The Ruth First Educational Trust is a registered UK charity (no. 1019975).

Dr Bill Bryson – writer, former Chancellor of Durham University
Sir Thomas Allen – Chancellor of Durham University
Gillian Slovo – writer, daughter of Ruth First and Joe Slovo

Updated Jan 2023 Mike Thompson
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