Our Patron: Lisa Cherry
Lisa Cherry has recently joined Right Resolution CIC as a patron and she assists our social enterprise by championing the principles of the company and building support for care leavers and all care-experienced people through the wealth of literature she creates, educating many on the issues many care - experienced people have faced, and continue to face.
Lisa Cherry is an author, researcher and leading international trainer and consultant, specialising in assisting schools, services and systems to create change that supports working with the legacy of trauma. Lisa has been working in Education and Children’s Services for over 30 years and combines academic knowledge and research with professional skills and personal experience.
Lisa's MA research looked at the impact on education and employment for care experienced adults who experienced school exclusion as children in the 1970's and 1980's. Currently, Lisa is undertaking DPhil research at The University of Oxford in the Department of Education, asking the research question "How do care-experienced adults who have been excluded from school understand those experiences of being in care and school exclusion in relation to belonging?"
Lisa is the author of the hugely successful book 'Conversations that make a difference for Children and Young People' and ‘The Brightness of Stars’ 3rd Edition which came out in June 2022.