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The Team

Who We Are

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Meredith

Founder, CEO & RMN

Hi! I'm Meredith, I am the founder of Say it Loud as well as a qualified mental health nurse. Read more about me and why I created Say it Loud here.

@officialsayitloud 

Freya

Support Services Manager 

Hi I’m Freya! 

 

I have just graduated from university with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology & Criminology, and I am currently completing an MSc in Psychology.

 

I joined the Say it Loud team after discovering the organisation through social media after experiencing a life-changing encounter myself and they have helped me so much!

 

I started at Say It Loud due to a university placement, I then applied for the role of Deputy Head and I have just recently been promoted to Head of Support Mentors. I felt this would be a great position for me to help the fight against sexual violence as well as the misogyny which still resonates through our society - something I have always been extremely passionate about.

 

Ending the stigmas in rape culture is something of huge importance and Say it Loud is helping us to do that every day. I am here to help in any way that I can with survivors and I am privileged to be able to be part of this amazing movement!

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Julie

Content Creator Manager

Hi, I’m Julie and I’m the Head of the Media Team at Say It Loud! I’m currently a fourth year Journalism student from Glasgow, and through my studies I have become aware that there is a lack of coverage on issues such as sexual assault and gender based violence in traditional media. I think it’s so important that Say It Loud spreads awareness and creates discussions around these issues to help break down stigmas and educate individuals, whilst additionally providing a safe space for survivors. I am so so proud of the work that we do here, and I’m so excited and passionate to be working alongside such an amazing team that helps so many people!

Alex

Journalism Manager

Hello! My name is Alexandria. I'm the Head of the Blogging team. I've been a content creator, writer and Editor for several years. I’ve always been somewhat vocal about injustice, but recent compounded personal experiences with sexual violence drove me to channel my passion for writing into advocacy for fellow survivors. I write about sexual violence, trauma recovery and mental health in order to spread the awareness that I believe is still very much needed. Through everything I write, my purpose is always to help survivors feel empowered and validated. My hope is to also expose a new perspective to readers who may not fully understand trauma or oppressive societal attitudes that only further the prevalence of rape culture.

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Siobhan

Deputy Manager of Support Services

Hi I’m Siobhan and a deputy support here at Say it Loud. I am extremely passionate about helping survivors and fighting for change. I have been with Say it Loud for just over a year and so grateful to be apart of an amazing team.


As a survivor myself it felt extremely important to provide others with support that I didn’t have in my own journey. Every survivor deserves a place to feel heard and safe, here at Say it Loud we are here to listen and provide support to all survivors 

Dione

Deputy Manager of Support Services

Hi! My name is Dione, and I am Deputy Head of Support for Say It Loud. I have just completed by MSc in Applied Criminology and my BSc in Psychology in the previous year at the University of Winchester. After discovering the Say It Loud page on Instagram and seeing the crucial differences they make to people’s lives, I wanted to join the team. I believe it is important to provide a safe space for anyone who has been affected by sexual violence and raise awareness on the prevalence and stigmas surrounding rape culture. I am so grateful to be able to provide my support for this amazing movement.

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Tabi

Content Creator Deputy Manager

Hi! I'm Tabi and I'm Say It Loud's Deputy Head of Social Media. For my day job, I'm a Marketing and Comms Officer for a small homelessness charity which has cemented my love for grassroots activism. My goal is to use my passion for consent education and discussion, my lived experience and my passion for gender equality to aid organisations which advocate against sexual violence in their marketing and social media campaigns. I believe in delivering strengths-based, empowering and trauma-informed activism for survivors.

Tara

Support Mentor 

Hey, I’m Tara and I’m a support mentor at Say it Loud. I’m about to go into my second year studying Psychology at the University of York. I’m so grateful and proud to be joining the Say it Loud team and assisting with the amazing work that they do. I have received training from them on responding to disclosures of sexual violence, and I am very passionate about using this to support survivors. Sexual violence and rape culture is a massive problem, and I want to help others realise that they are not alone, and to create a safe space where anyone can reach out for help if they feel they need it.

Nola

Support Mentor

Hi, I’m Nola. I’m 23 years old based in London. I’ve just graduated from Bath Spa university upon completing my Masters in Criminology and Criminal Justice. I’m an intersectional feminist scholarly who specialises in Sexual Violence and Domestic Abuse.

 

 As a fellow survivor I understand how difficult it can be to navigate life afterwards. When discovering Say it Loud I connected deeply with their ethos and I’m working incredibly hard to create a safe space for survivors within the CJS and within society.

Siobhan

Support Mentor

Hi everyone I’m Siobhan! I'm 22 and currently studying towards BSc Forensic Psychology! I am passionate about helping other survivors as one myself as I know how incredibly difficult and lonely it can feel at times.

 

I am grateful to be apart of such an amazing team who help those who need a safe space. I am hoping to start my ISVA training once I finish my degree and will always continue to help victims/survivors until the justice system improves.

Mia

Support Mentor 

Hey I’m Mia and I am support mentor for Say It Loud. I am extremely proud to be part of a team who’s main aim is to educate and support individuals about sexual violence. It is really important to listen and to provide a safe, confidential place for victims. I aim to be able to guide and support many others through their difficult times.

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Lauren

Support Mentor

Hey, I'm Lauren. I am a support mentor here at Say it Loud. I am in my final year of my Law degree at Bournemouth University. I joined the Say It Loud team as I have been a survivor of sexual assault myself and understand how difficult and isolating it can feel.

 

I feel really privileged to be able to work with the Sayitloud team and provide a safe space for individuals who need to talk about their experiences and be heard. I'm very passionate about raising awareness around sexual assault and consent, and I hope to complete a masters in psychology after my law degree, to pursue a career in psychosexual therapy. 

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Megan

Support Mentor

Hi, I’m Meg and I’m one of the new Support Mentors for Say It Loud. I’m a second year Psychology student at the University of York from South Wales. I am very excited to be part of a team working for such an important cause, and believe that as spiking incidents continue to rise, it is more vital than ever for individuals to have a safe space to feel heard. I am also very passionate about raising awareness regarding consent and the effects of sexual trauma, something I am also trying to achieve through my work with the Feminist Society.

Amelia

Content Creator

Hey, I'm Amelia and I’m a part of the Media Team at Say It Loud! A bit of background on me; I'm a full-time brand & marketing manager working in the health and fitness industry and in my free time, I love being creative! The first time I came across the Say It Loud page, I was incredibly moved by the sentiment. I wish that myself and others had access to a platform like this when we were younger. We were not educated, we were not supported and we were not heard. So, when I saw the chance to join the team, I took it. I want to help create a safe place for others and I wish to help YOU to feel heard. Sexual assault is a social injustice we see day to day, but so long as we have a voice, we can use it to eradicate rape culture and the stimage that surrounds it!

Daniella

Content Creator

Hi I’m Daniella, and I’m part of the Media Team at Say It Loud! I have a background in HR & Recruitment and have previously studied a Business Diploma. I also have a background as a Fashion content creator, working with a variety of fashion companies on social media, creating and promoting their brands. I have been following Say It Loud on Instagram for quite a while now and I absolutely loved the posts I saw. After going through my own difficult experiences, they made me feel so validated and understood. I could see it was an amazing organisation and I think it is so important to spread awareness about the suffering sexual survivor’s go through, as well as validating their feelings and experiences and providing trauma support. I think it is really important for us to all come together and remove the stigma around speaking out about sexual violence and the long term effects that it has on us. I am looking forward to joining the amazing team and putting my social media and marketing skills to use, and creating educational and informative posts for the Say It Loud platform, whilst also showing this is a safe space for survivors.

Maria

Content Creator

Hi, I’m Maria and I’m part of the media team at Say It Loud. I am currently in my third year of studying Law at the University of Manchester. Through my studies, I have been exposed to the legal and social injustices that survivors of sexual assault face and want to help eradicate rape culture and the stigma surrounding it. I believe that educating and increasing awareness is vital to dismantle the misconceptions surrounding a subject that is still taboo and I hope to use my knowledge and gain the necessary skills to help survivors around me feel supported. I am honoured to be part of such an inspiring team that creates a safe space for survivors to be heard.

Lauren

Content Creator

Hi, I’m Lauren and I’m a 3rd year Visual Communication student at Leeds Arts University. Graphic design, social media management and content creation are the areas I have experience in. I love creating content for important issues to help create a positive change in the world. Therefore, I’m honoured to join the Say It Loud social media team.

 

It has taken me a while to realise that I have experienced sexual assault in the past because I wasn’t educated on it at the time. That’s why this platform is so important and I want to give everyone the knowledge that I never had! I am at my happiest when helping people, my goal is to reach as many people as I can through our social media posts because everyone deserves to say it loud and be heard.

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Louise

Content Creator

Hi! I’m Louise and I am a Content Creator. I live in Fife, Scotland and currently work as a sexual violence support worker at a Rape Crisis Centre. I also have a degree in Sociology, which really changed my life and opened up my view on the world. I have developed a passion for advocating for marginalised voices, particularly survivors and young people. It’s so important we create safe learning spaces where discussions can be held to promote change and challenge harmful discourses such as rape culture, misogyny and stigmatisation. I’m so excited to be part of Say It Loud and honoured to be contributing to the safe space for survivors and to educate other

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Emma

Content Creator

Hi, I’m Emma. I am a recent English Literature and Language graduate of the University of Liverpool. I am extremely passionate about activism and making space to speak openly about stigmatised topics. Sexual violence is not uncommon and creating the conversation allows a safer society for survivors like myself to recover.

 

My dissertation looked at the importance and issues of the portrayal of sexual violence within dramatic literature. Sexual violence is not always portrayed correctly in mainstream media and Say It Loud! Is a safe space in which we can separate fact from fiction. I am incredibly grateful to be invited to the Say It Loud! Team and strive to help give voices to those in need.

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Lauren

Blogger


Hi! My name is Lauren, and I am a final year linguistics student at the University of Warwick. I am extremely passionate about learning from, and educate others, about stigmatised topics.  

I first heard of Say It Loud when a close friend shared the platform as a reach out. I was struggling with my experience of sexual violence and this page made me immediately felt part of a collective group.

By joining the blogging team, and being a part of the wider team Say It Loud team,  I hope to expose a different lens to readers who may not know about the extensive nature of trauma, oppressive attitudes, and societal issues which contribute to the prevalence of sexual violence. I have been passionate about using my academics to voice and further explore women's issues and gender-based oppression and violence.

 

I feel honoured to be joining such an incredible team whose work is essential in breaking the stigmas associated with sexual violence and in creating a safe space for survivors to feel empowered, educated and heard!

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