Research at Leeds Beckett
About Heather Paul
Heather is a Lecturer, an Executive Coach and Community Member, she support individuals to make connections, facilitating always to identify and address the root causes of challenges.
Her work for many years has been aimed ultimately at making an impact for our communities to develop and thrive. Working with young people and adults through teaching, planning and implementation of collaborative Education and Social Services learning and development programmes, Local Authority Organisational Change strategies, Workforce Development plans both strategically and operationally which included the creation of a Leadership Academy framework.
Heather has a willingness to learn from others and value this as part of her work. She is passionate about re-directing fears around change into energy for achieving our best.
Heather currently teaches in the Carneige School of Education.
Heather's current research interest is in "The Legacy of Gertrude Paul" beyond the Civic Blue Plaque.
"This is the first study to provide a historical record of Gertrude Paul’s legacies, which contributed to education social justice and change which is a valuable and unique part of the history of West Yorkshire and her national impact in the UK. It is important because Black feminist theory, critical race theory and community antiracist activism has taught us that our diverse experiences matter for continued transformation in social, personal and political life."