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Hekate Papadaki

Hekate joined the Good Vibrations team as Executive Director in 2022. She has two decades of experience in working with marginalised groups including refugees and asylum seekers, survivors of sexual violence, survivors of FGM and survivors of modern slavery. She is passionate about social justice and protecting human rights.
Before joining Good Vibrations, she led research, policy and advocacy work on modern slavery including launching a landmark police super-complaint, she helped establish the National FGM Centre at Barnardo’s and oversaw a national investment in FGM prevention work on behalf of four UK funders. She has also worked with small and grass-roots charities including supporting the founding of women’s and migrants’ rights charities in Greece and Sierra Leone.
She has a BSc in Biology, MA in Environment, MA in creative Writing and a postgraduate diploma in Law.