Who comes into your mind when you think about a young, single mother? After becoming pregnant at 17 years old, having not finished her education or...
Poppy Wells (she/her)
Primary school teacher and mother
Poppy is a primary school teacher and lives and works in inner London. She was named London’s Newly Qualified Teacher of the Year in 2019 and she represented Ekaya at a conference in Brussels regarding the rights of young citizens in Europe. As a mother and teacher, Poppy works towards eliminating barriers that prevent children from realising their full potential, regardless of their backgrounds. Poppy is a graduate of TEDxLondon’s young speaker programme, OPENx.