Rowan joined BritainThinks through our internship programme in July 2017.
Prior to joining BritainThinks, Rowan worked with a number of charities and not-for-profit organisations. Rowan is particularly interested in women’s rights and bringing an end to violence against women and the LGBT+ community, and has completed internships at the Fawcett Society, Solace Women’s Aid and Cambridge Women’s Resources Centre. Rowan wrote a dissertation on the effects of membership of the LGBT+ community on communicative style, in particular looking at the use of Polari in the 1960s, prior to the partial legalisation of homosexuality.
Rowan holds a first class degree from Clare College, University of Cambridge in Linguistics with Chinese.