Big Changer

Big Changer

Clare Hedwat

Clare is originally a Mancunian and has spent over ten years living and working in the Middle East and United States. She joined the Big Change team in 2017 as Impact Manager, building Big Change’s accelerator model and exploring opportunities that set Big Change up to scale. Prior to this role, Clare was Senior Director of Strategic Planning for UJA Federation of New York, the world’s largest local philanthropy, where she worked with charities and foundations on a global basis.  

Clare has a background in informal education and leadership development. She believes in the power of philanthropy to better society and the potential of people and communities to drive meaningful change.Clare is also a writer and loves ideas, words, music and people.

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