Amelia Womack

Category: Opening plenary

Biography

Amelia is the youngest deputy leader of any UK political party, and was elected aged 29 while still a member of the Young Greens. She is committed to youth engagement, and making young peoples’ voices heard both in politics and within the Green Party. Amelia stood as the Green Party’s Parliamentary Candidate for Camberwell and Peckham in 2015, and received 10.1% of the vote - more than triple the party’s 2010 vote share. Amelia is originally from Newport and now lives in Cardiff. She holds a BSc in Environmental Biology and an MSc in Environmental Technology, and in her 8 years of Green Party activism has campaigned on issues such as TTIP and the housing crisis.

Links

https://www.greenparty.org.uk/people/deputy-leader-amelia-womack.html

Other speakers in this session

Isabella Lövin

Isabella Lövin is a Swedish politician for the Green Party who has served as Minister for International Development Cooperation since 2014 and as spokesperson of the Green Party since 2016.

Sylvio Michel

Sylvio Michel is the leader of the Verts Fraternels set up in Mauritius since 1989 from the Organisation Fraternelle founded in 1968. He has served as a member of Parliament from 1976 to 1981.

Margaret Blakers

Margaret Blakers is a long-time environmental campaigner, organizer of the first Atlas of Australian Birds, co-founder of the Victorian Greens, organizer of the 2001 Global Greens Congress in Canberra Australia, founder of the Green Institute (Australia) and first Global Greens Convener.

Caroline Lucas

Caroline joined the Green Party in 1986 and has held many positions including National Press Officer (1987-89) and Co-Chair (1989-90). She won the party’s second County Council seat in 1993 and served on Oxfordshire County Council until 1997.

Monica Frassoni

Christine Milne

Christine Milne had a very successful career in Australian politics during which she was the Leader of the Australian Greens at both the State and National level.

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