Get Lippy has a fierce and fearless line-up of ambassadors to spearhead the campaign: people affected by gynaecological cancers, feminist activists, media doctors, artists, broadcasters and influencers. You can read more about who they are, and what Get Lippy means to them, below.
Caroline is a beauty and skincare expert, founder of Skin Rocks, Beauty Backed and best-selling author. Caroline is an ambassador of The Eve Appeal and raises awareness of gynaecological cancers, she believes in straight talking to reduce the taboos around gynae health.
Cherry is a TV presenter, best-known for her documentaries that have featured on BBC3 and her memoir about womanhood called ‘Letters to my Fanny’. She is a longstanding ambassador of The Eve Appeal.
Karen runs The Eve Appeal’s Ask Eve information service and also performs stand-up comedy about her experience of being diagnosed with cervical cancer at the age of 24. She has spoken on radio, TV, and in newspapers about the signs of gynaecological cancers.
Jane is a British actress and is best known for her role of Bubble in BBC’s Absolutely Fabulous. She has many credits to her name, having worked in film, TV and theatre for over 30 years.
Dr Anita Mitra
Anita is an Obstetrician and Gynaecologist working in London, and best-selling author of the book: ‘Gynae Geek-your no-nonsense guide to down there healthcare’. Anita is an ambassador for The Eve Appeal and raises awareness of gynae health on her social media channels.
Susannah is a film, television, and theatre actor, best known for her role in House of Cards and playing Jane Bennet in the 1995 BBC TV adaptation of Pride and Prejudice.
Asmita works as a Programme Manager with The Eve Appeal and has created a podcast ‘Talking Research’ where sexual-violence academic research is explored.
Mel is a handcycle athlete and Paralympian, having competed in London and Rio. In 2020 she was diagnosed with ovarian cancer and has since fundraised for The Eve Appeal by handcycling around Britain.
Karen is a fashion creative, podcast host, model and writer who has been featured in Vogue, The Telegraph, Sky and Channel 4. She shares stories about being a Black British woman who is going through the menopause.
Emily is an author, podcaster and influencer. She uses her social media platform to advocate for body positivity and better sex and health education.
Lydia is The Eve Appeal’s Communications and Media Manager, she was diagnosed with a rare form of womb cancer at 24. She is a passionate advocate and writer about sexual and reproductive health awareness.
Alex is a journalist, podcaster and influencer. She advocates for body confidence, recovery from eating disorders and fighting beauty standards.
Della is an advocate of ovarian and breast cancer and raises awareness of the BRCA gene alterations. She raises awareness of cancer in the Black community, both in the UK and in Nigeria.
Hannah is a professional make-up artist with over 15 years of experience. She also makes beauty videos on YouTube and Instagram.
Vijaya (V) is a cervical cancer advocate; she was diagnosed with cervical cancer during lockdown in 2020 and she has raised awareness by sharing her story with different news outlets such as Cosmopolitan and Stylist magazine.
Jaya (J) is V’s twin sister. Together after V’s diagnosis they ran a national awareness campaign with global fashion brand Misspap, called #Dontmissyourpap. The campaign urged women to attend their cervical screening tests and sales of an exclusive line were donated to The Eve Appeal.
Dr Amir Khan
Amir is an NHS GP who is a best-selling author and TV doctor. He has featured on Channel 5’s GPs Behind Closed Doors and he is often on Lorraine and Good Morning Britain to inform the public about health news and awareness information.
Dr Aziza Sesay
Aziza is an NHS GP who aims to raise general health awareness, specifically around cancer and women’s health through advocacy, talks and on her social media accounts.
Beth is an English footballer who plays for Chelsea in the FA WSL and the England national team. She is keen to raise awareness of women’s health, especially women’s health in sport.
Alix is an award-winning sex educator and journalist who has worked on the radio, on TV shows and in print media.
Kenny Ethan Jones
Kenny is a model and activist. He has been raising awareness of issues faced by the trans community, and has done lots of work around changing the narrative around periods.
Yomi Adegoke is an award-winning British journalist and co-author of the 2018 book Slay in Your Lane. Yomi has a column in The Guardian where she writes about race, feminism, popular culture and how they intersect, as well as class and politics.
Dr Bella Smith
Bella is a NHS GP, she has a specialist interest in women’s health and runs The Digital GP.
Léa is a choreographer and dancer. She was diagnosed with ovarian cancer when she was 31, and has joined up with The Eve Appeal to Get Lippy about gynaecological cancers.
Ciara is a campaigns support officer for Mencap, she has published articles to raise awareness of the issues faced for people with learning disabilities. Ciara wants to Get Lippy to raise awareness of the barriers that women with learning disabilities face in getting their cervical screening test done.
Hollie is a poet and a Sunday Times Bestselling Author, and has written work for many campaigns and organisations, like her poem ‘Vulva’ which she performed for The Eve Appeal.
Emma Barnett is a TV and radio presenter on the BBC, and author of ‘It’s about bloody time. Period.’. She is a proud advocate of women’s health, and in particular endometriosis.
Dr Rupy Aujla
Rupy is an NHS GP, food blogger, podcaster and author who shares healthy recipes and tutorials on his website, The Doctor’s Kitchen.
Dr Naomi Sutton
Consultant in sexual health and TV doctor on Channel 4’s The Sex Clinic, Dr Naomi Sutton is a public advocate specialising in issues around HIV, contraception and all things sexual health.
Harriet Minter is a journalist, columnist and speaker specialising in women’s rights and female leadership.
Natalie Byrne is an illustrator whose work tackles social issues such as sexual assault, mental health and equality and is the author of Period. She works closely with Bloody Good Period – who provide period supplies to asylum seekers, refugees and those who can’t afford them – and Pink Protest, home of the #FreePeriods movement.
Dr Hannah Barham-Brown
Hannah is a doctor, disability and gender equity advocate, NHS activist, and media commentator. She is on the Shaw Trust Disability Power 100: a list of the most influential disabled people in the UK.
Marathon runner extraordinaire and fitness influencer Annie Foulds believes it is vital that women are aware of their bodies so that they can stay healthy. Annie has been a prolific fundraiser for Great Ormond Street Hospital since her son Jack was diagnosed with life-threatening cancer. She is also a Sweaty Betty ambassador.
In 2015 TV presenter Claira Hermet underwent a preventive double mastectomy and reconstruction after testing positive for the BRCA1 gene mutation.
Dr Sarah Jarvis
Dr Sarah Jarvis is the doctor to BBC Radio 2, The One Show on BBC1, and appears regularly on Good Morning Britain, LBC and ITN.
Dr Ellie Cannon
Dr Ellie Cannon is a NHS GP and media commentator for the likes of the Mail on Sunday.
Deborah is a columnist for The Sun, BBC podcaster on ‘You, Me and the Big C’ and has been diagnosed with stage 4 bowel cancer. She raises awareness of the realities of living with stage 4 cancer.
Chloe is a Fashion Editor, but most importantly, an ovarian cancer advocate – having been diagnosed in 2015.
Athena Stevens, a writer and spokesperson for the Women’s Equality Party tells us what she want’s to Get Lippy about this May – especially when faced with the struggles of gynaecological examinations and having a disability such as cerebral palsy.
Helen is a writer, comedian, actress and long-term Eve ambassador.
Laura Coryton is a political campaign and was instrumental in bringing the debate around the Tampon Tax to the fore.
Here co-founder of the Women’s Equality Party, and author Catherine Mayer tells us what she wants to Get Lippy during May and beyond. Catherine has a very personal connection after her half-sister Sarah sadly passed away from late-stage ovarian cancer in 2016.
Amika George is a political campaigner, much like Laura Coryton, yet Amika is very passionate about campaigning around period poverty – to ensure that no girl has to miss school in future because of her period
TV presenter and actress Michelle Heaton has a personal connection with the cause. Michelle carries the BRCA2 gene mutation which puts her at much higher risk of breast and ovarian cancer. As a result she has had to undergo invasive surgery.
Kate Northcott Spall
Kate is a new cancer drugs campaigner after having a close family member be affected by cancer.
Founder of Girl Vs Cancer and podcaster on You, Me & The Big C. Lauren is a breast cancer advocate and talks openly about being put into early menopause and the affects that has on her life.