Dionne is the founder and CEO of Women’s Work. She has spent over 18 years building a team of 26 staff members and 40 volunteers. In 2017, Dionne was voted Derbyshire’s Most Inspirational Woman. Dionne is passionate about helping women to gain the confidence and skills they need to make positive and lasting life changes and has served time as an elected Women’s Ambassador for the East Midlands. She has represented women and the service users of Women’s Work on a number of local, regional and national issues and forums.
Dionne also served as the Vice Chair of Derby’s Gender, Diversity and Sexuality forum, as well as the Chair of Derby City’s International Women’s Day Planning Committee, Director of the Women’s Breakout National Forum and served as an independent member of Derby City Councils Standards Committee.