PIRC Team

Dora Meade

Dora Meade

Facilitator & Researcher


Dora is PIRC’s newest team member. She comes to PIRC from Positive Money where her main focus has been growing, diversifying and strengthening their supporter network.

Previously she worked for Quaker Social Action on a project exploring the emotions underpinning our relationship to money and finance. With QSA, Dora worked in a range of settings including women’s refuges, mental health support centres and drug and alcohol units; she also provided training for professionals keen to embed financial education into their work. Dora was the Political Editor of Shoppinghour Magazine, a print publication tackling critical theory, philosophy, art and politics, as well as Coordinator of the Democracy and Education Network at the University of Westminster and set up a network of student-led projects at the University of Leeds – where she studied Politics and Philosophy.

Skills and Interests

  • Facilitation and workshop design
  • Critical pedagogy
  • Canal boats
  • Feminist economics
  • Recent posts by Dora:

    How do we frame our way out of this mess?

    HOW DO WE FRAME OUR WAY OUT OF THIS MESS? Or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Narratives Social movements across Europe face some common framing challenges. We asked over 200 campaigners—environmentalists, feminists, anti-racists, new economists, and many more—what we’re up against, analysed the trends and pulled together the key lessons. IfRead more

    Disrupting the Story Workshop, Manchester 23-24th May

    A workshop on framing and story for anyone wanting a chance to dig into how can we take control of the narratives around our movements. Apply for Disrupting the Story here!

    Framing Nature Toolkit launched

    This week we  launched the Framing Nature Toolkit. Packed with activities, tools and advice, the toolkit aims to make our words work for wildlife.

    General Election Framing Guide

    For anyone working towards a more equitable, democratic and sustainable society It’s just seven days until the polling stations close. Depending on your constitution (and/or the most recent poll you have seen), you might feel we are living in exciting (or terrifying) political times, or you might agree with Brenda in Bristol that there is justRead more