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Jennifer Nadel

Jennifer Nadel is an author, activist and award-winning journalist with an unwavering commitment to both compassion and women’s rights. As the co-director of the UK-based think tank Compassion in Politics, Jennifer works to help foster more empathetic and compassionate politics across the political spectrum, working with over 100 MPs. Jennifer is also the Director of Compassionate Politics at Stanford University’s Centre for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education (CCARE) and in 2022 helped set up the Global Compassion Coalition, which works across borders to foster inclusive and compassionate politics on a global scale.

Jennifer's collaboration with Gillian Anderson on the Sunday Times bestseller, WE: A Manifesto for Women Everywhere, offers a profound roadmap for both personal growth and societal change, drawing from psychology, politics, and spirituality. Her latest work, co-edited with Matt Hawkins, How Compassion can Transform our Politics, Economy, and Society, has been celebrated as a visionary guide to creating a more compassionate world. Her most recent book is How Compassion can Transform our Politics, Economy and Society, a collection of essays from leading academics and thinkers on the impact compassion could have on our world.

Jennifer is both a qualified barrister and an award-winning journalist, having worked with the BBC, Channel Four News and ITN, having her voice resonate on a global scale. Jennifer has spoken internationally about compassion, activism and the transformative power of women’s leadership, speaking to organisations such as the UN, Google, Apple and Bloomberg, and offering workshops that inspire change.

American-born and London-based, Jennifer Nadel stands as a beacon of hope and change, advocating for a world where compassion drives political and social action. Her work not only challenges the status quo but also lays down a path for a future where women's voices and compassionate leadership are at the heart of global transformation.