Gill Hughes


Dr Gill Hughes is a lecturer in Youth Work and Community Development/Education Studies and convenor for Social Justice research theme in the School of Education at the University of Hull. She hosts a community partnership project – #thehullwewant seeking needs and dreams for the future of Hull, which is part of a wider movement to rethink poverty and shift and share power within communities locally and globally.

She is also a joint co-ordinator for the Wellcome Trust/ British Science Association innovative pilot of the Ideas Fund in Hull.

Gill is committed to community participation and engagement, which is why being a trustee for Two Ridings appealed with its ethos and commitment to working with grassroots communities to fund projects that make a difference.