Skip to main content

Christina named among 100 most influential women of 2020 by the BBC!

SHARE
Christina Adane

Christina Adane, Bite Back’s 17 year old Youth Board leader, campaigner and activist, has been recognised for her work fighting injustices within the UK food system.

Christina was behind the petition calling for free school meals to be extended over the holidays which received over 430 thousand signatures, a campaign that was picked up by Marcus Rashford.

The BBC revealed its list of 100 inspiring and influential women from around the world for 2020 on 24th November, highlighting those who are leading change and making a difference during these turbulent times.

"
I am honoured to receive this award on behalf of everyone that has fought to end child food poverty and supported BiteBack2030. I hope this shows young people that you can do whatever you put your mind to!
"
Christina Adane, Bite Back 2030 Youth Board Co-Chair

Alongside Christina, the list includes Sanna Marin, who leads Finland's all-female coalition government, Michelle Yeoh, star of the new Avatar and Marvel films and Sarah Gilbert, who heads the Oxford University research into a coronavirus vaccine, as well as Jane Fonda, a climate activist and actress.

Christina has been a member of Bite Back 2030 since it launched in Oct 2019. She lives in South London and is studying for her A Levels.

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​BBC 100 Most Influential Women of 2020BBC 100 Most Influential Women of 2020​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Keep up!

Sign up to our newsletter. You’ll hear about new and inspiring stories, great new recipes and the latest thinking around healthy living first!

To view how we process personal and sensitive information, please see our privacy policy. You can opt out of communications at any time by clicking "unsubscribe" on our emails.