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Suran Dickson – Founder and Chief Executive of Diversity Role Models

Suran Dickson is the Founder and Chief Executive of Diversity Role Models, an anti-bullying charity. DRM is a ground breaking initiative that tackles homophobia and transphobia in schools using positive role models to challenge misconceptions and create empathy. Prior to initiating this organisation in 2011, she was a teacher in both New Zealand and the UK for twelve years. Suran has written two well-received guides for teachers on how to work with students with special educational needs in a mainstream setting. She was named the 10th most influential LGBT person in the UK in the Independent’s Rainbow List of 2014.

Date: June 02, 2016