Sharon Lovell, Vale of Glamorgan
Sharon was born in Wales and raised, along with her two siblings, by her working mum.
She was the first woman in her family to go to university and gain a degree. She is passionate about empowering women to have opportunities and access to help shape the future of Wales.
Having lived and worked in Wales all her life, she is now Director for Nyas, a UK charity providing information, advice, advocacy and legal representation to children, young people and vulnerable adults.
Sharon, who lives in the Vale of Glamorgan, stood for the Women's Equality Party in the Welsh Assembly elections in May 2016.