Laura Bates is the founder of the Everyday Sexism Project, a collection of over 100,000 testimonies of gender inequality, with branches in 25 countries worldwide. She is author of Everyday Sexism, Misogynation and the Sunday Times bestseller Girl Up. Laura writes regularly for the Guardian, New York Times and is a prolific media commentator, appearing regularly on Newsnight, The Today Programme, Woman's Hour, Channel 4 News, BBC News and others.
She works closely with politicians, businesses, schools, police forces and international organisations to tackle gender inequality. Her debut YA novel The Burning is publishing in February 2019.