Lorraine Wapling was co-opted to our Trustee Board in 2018. Lorraine was already very familiar with our work as an advisor to our international arm, Deaf Child Worldwide.
A trained teacher by profession, Lorraine has been working in the international development sector for over twenty years, focusing in particular on the promotion of disability inclusive development. Currently Lorraine is researching the influences on educational outcomes for deaf children in low income countries. As a consultant she has undertaken assignments for a wide selection of international agencies and non-governmental organisations including the UK Department for International Development, DFAT (Australian Aid), the UN and the EU.