Ayesha Fordham, Membership and Partnerships Manager at the Employer’s Initiative on Domestic Abuse

Ayesha Fordham

Speaker Overview:

Ayesha’s role as Membership and Partnerships Manager at EIDA involves supporting EIDA Members, including Strategic Partner Members and Beacon Members, to take effective action on domestic abuse. She manages EIDA’s Ambassador programme, ensuring the survivor voice is at the heart of everything EIDA does. Ayesha also connects and engages with partner organisations from the domestic abuse sector to bring in the expertise and knowledge of the specialist services.

Ayesha previously worked in a dual role within the City of London, partly as the Domestic Abuse Vulnerability Policy Officer at the City of London Corporation, where she coordinated and delivered the City of London’s strategic response to domestic abuse and violence against women and girls. Ayesha coordinated local partnership forums and the Multi-Agency Risk Assessment Conference, where partners discuss victims/survivors of domestic abuse who are considered high risk by police and supporting agencies. The other part of Ayesha’s role within the City of London was working as the Independent Domestic Violence Advocate, supporting victims and survivors who lived and worked within the City of London. Part of this role was providing advice and delivering training to employers around domestic abuse.

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