Kajal Odedra

Writer, activist and bookworm

Kajal is a writer and activist. As Executive Director for Change.org UK, the largest petition platform, she has grown the platform to over 17 million users in the UK.

She has supported some of the biggest people powered campaigns in the UK – from Laura Coryton’s campaign to end the tampon tax to Richard Ratcliffe’s fight to free his wife Nazanin from prison in Iran. She is a trustee for Save The Children UK and founder of People of Colour in Campaigns network. Her first book, Do Something; activism for everyone is out now.

What piece of work are you most proud of?

The campaign to save New Era Housing estate – because everybody said it was impossible. And we won! change.org/neweraestate