Voluntary sector women make it on to 40:40 list

Several sector figures feature in Woman & Home list of 40 inspirational women over 40

Kids Company founder Camila Batmanghelidgh
Kids Company founder Camila Batmanghelidgh

Leading figures from the voluntary sector have featured on a new list of 40 inspirational UK women over the age of 40.

Dame Barbara Stocking, chief executive of Oxfam, Help for Heroes co-founder Emma Parry, and Camila Batmanghelidjh, founder of the charity Kids Company, join Oscar-winning actress Dame Judi Dench and Harry Potter author JK Rowling on the inaugural list in the magazine Woman & Home.

Shami Chakrabarti, director of the human rights organisation Liberty, also appears on the list.

The seven-strong female judging panel included Miriam González Durántez, head of international trade law at DLA Piper and wife of Nick Clegg, the deputy Prime Minister, and The Apprentice star Karren Brady, vice-chair of West Ham United.

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