Kristina Johansson – Trustee, Solberga Foundationand Vagina Museum (London)
“Working with Guppi has been an absolute joy. She has gone above and beyond with supporting the Solberga Foundation with our grantmaking and climate justice strategy in the UK. Guppi has a deep knowledge of climate justice, public health, racial justice and social movements and has taught me so much. Her sharp and critical analysis of the philanthropic sector has helped push our foundation to be more accountable and support transformative work. She has been incredibly generous with her connections, always being thoughtful about ways to move everyone forward. She has taught me so much and I feel grateful for the time to think and strategise with her”
Sophie Neuberg – Director, Medact (London)
Susan Treadwell – Deputy Director Open Society Foundation for Europe (Barcelona)
“Setting up a new initiative to connect progressive activists across Europe was a hugely daunting and ambitious task that Guppi was able to meet with humility, humanity, tenacity, and hard work. There is still a great deal of work to do to build progressive movement power in Europe, but the foundations and deep connections that Guppi has helped to foster will be critical in moving things forward. Working with, learning from, and thinking about strategy with Guppi has been a sheer pleasure.”
Roxanne Nazir – Economic Justice Programme Officer Open Society Foundation (London)
Guppi is a fantastic facilitator of diverse groups. Having participated in the New Forms of Leadership training in Berlin that she hosted, the content, facilitation and the methodology, led to an extremely inspiring and transformative training that enabled difficult topics to be confronted and an atmosphere of mutual respect to be maintained. Guppi is a great communicator and organizer, able to apply her knowledge and experiences from across different countries – having observed her build up the European focused work of the New Economy Organizers Network over the past couple of years. The work that she does in encouraging us to take a systemic approach in identifying the root causes of social inequalities and oppression is crucial for our social change work.
Adam Ramsay, Co-Editor Open Democracy (UK)
Guppi has taught me so much! From the climate movement to campaigns against austerity to international organising, she’s always been there, bringing her sharp analysis and careful observation. She’s a great trainer who thinks carefully about every situation. She knows when to be calm and listen and when to be angry with the world. She brings together a great range of experience and uses it to help us all understand the world better.