Ebony Riddell Bamber

Head of advocacy and policy
Orchid Project

Ebony Riddell Bamber is head of advocacy & policy at Orchid Project. Ebony has over 15 years experience in international human rights and development, including leading global advocacy and campaigns for PEN International, Health Poverty Action, Save the Children and Amnesty International.

She has also spent time working in social policy, community engagement and equalities in the UK and Brazil. Ebony is passionate about women’s rights, social justice and community empowerment and is a professor of capoeira (Brazilian dance/art form). She holds a MA in Human Rights from Birkbeck College, University of London.  


Women in Africa
4 December 2020
Ending FGM/C will mean we can finally say goodbye to an act which is carried out needlessly on the bodies of 4.1 million girls each year, and continues to undermine the lives of millions of women daily.