Natasha Devon MBE is a campaigner who has dedicated her life to researching and educating others on mental health, body image and social equality. For the past decade she has toured schools, universities and events throughout the UK speaking about these issues. She has advised politicians, staged protests both on and offline to effect social change and most recently created the Mental Health Media Charter, to ensure that the landscape of mental health reporting is both responsible and stigma-reducing.
Natasha writes regularly for the Guardian and Telegraph and had a column in Cosmopolitan magazine, ‘The Last Word’, for three years. She currently writes a weekly column for the Times Educational Supplement.
Natasha is a TV and radio regular, making appearances on programmes like This Morning, Channel 4 News, Sky News, LBC and Woman’s Hour. She also featured in BBC3’s ‘How to Live with Women’, Channel 4’s ‘Gok’s Teens’ and presented BBC iWonder ‘Why Do I Earn Less than a Man?’
Natasha is a fellow of the University of Wales, Cosmopolitan Ultimate Woman of the Year 2012 and in 2015 the Sunday Times and Debretts named her one of the 500 most influential people in Britain.
She has co-authored a number of books, as well as her own book A Beginners Guide to Being Mental published by Bluebird, 2018.