" Science is organized common sense where many a beautiful theory was killed by an ugly fact". - Thomas Huxley
Kat Banyard is author of The Equality Illusion and is a founder and Director of UK Feminista - an organisation supporting grassroots feminist activism. She is also the founder of FEM Conferences - an acclaimed series of national feminist conferences.
Kat was previously Campaigns Officer at the Fawcett Society
- the UK 's leading campaign for women's rights, and was a regular spokesperson for the organisation in national print and broadcast media. In 2007 she was profiled in Observer Woman magazine as one of 'The New Feminists'. Prior to her work at Fawcett, Kat worked for the Northern Refugee Centre
in Sheffield setting up women's groups.
First broadcast on 15th October 2010.