Mim Skinner is the co-founder and director of Chester Le Street social enterprise Refuse.
Her book Jailbirds, about working in a women’s prison, was published in 2019. It was serialised in The Guardian and has been option by BBC Studios for a drama series.
She has written for The Sunday Times, The Guardian, The I Paper and Huffington post. She was on the 2019 Elle List, for her campaigning work and writing.