Caroline Bernard joins Young Women’s Trust as new Director of Communications

1 July 2021

Young Women’s Trust is delighted to announce the appointment of Caroline Bernard as its new Director of Communications.

Caroline brings 15 years of experience leading policy and communications in non-profit organisations, including at NHS Providers and Homeless Link, where she has been committed to raising awareness, changing perceptions and empowering people to act to help to end homelessness, particularly in her work on the Covid-19 homeless inclusion health response. Caroline also brings a wealth of experience from her trustee roles, which have included Advocacy Plus, Enfield Carers’ Centre and the Fawcett Society.

On her new role in shaping communications at Young Women’s Trust, Caroline said

“I am delighted and excited to be joining the Young Women’s Trust at such an important time.  The pandemic has impacted women across the board, and young women on low or no pay face particular challenges.  I look forward to being a part of the movement with the YWT team and the young women they work with, to ensure that no young woman is left behind.”

On Caroline joining YWT, Abi Shapiro, CEO of Young Women’s Trust, said

“We are delighted to welcome Caroline and look forward to the expertise and fresh perspective she will bring to our communications and campaigning work. Caroline’s appointment is another exciting development for Young Women’s Trust following the recent launch of our new Research Centre for Young Women’s Economic Justice. As we look ahead to recovery from the pandemic, Caroline’s direction and experience will be invaluable in helping us to ensure inequalities are tackled and young women’s voices are heard.”