Laura Henry-Allain MBE
Book Author/Creator of the JoJo and Gran Gran characters
She’s the vice-president of the British Association for Early Childhood Education and an educational consultant for several well-known brands as well as children’s media, television and publishing. He new bestselling children’s book, Her Skin, Your Skin, illustrated by Onyinye Iwu, explores race and racism, and empowers children to be the best versions of themselves.
She started her career more than 30 years ago as an Early Years teacher and has worked in the education, care and health sectors, with children and their families, organisations and governments on a global level.
She received an MBE in the New Year Honours list 2021, for services to education.
Her “why” is to inspire families around the world so that they can develop loving, meaningful, and lasting relationships.