We Make The Path CIC is a community interest company registered in Scotland. We are organised as a workers' cooperative, with staff members making strategic decisions collectively, with oversight and support from an advisory board. We are also supported by volunteers who carry out specific tasks, and funders who believe in our work.
Elinor Predota: Programme Director
Elinor (pronouns: el/el/els) is the founder and Programme Director of We Make The Path CIC.
El has a wide-ranging professional background in adult education, community development and youth work, organisational and business development, social research, celebrancy, spiritual counselling, complementary therapies and storytelling.
Elinor's own life with chronic illness has led el to bring all of that knowledge, skill and experience to bear on the issue of how chronically ill people can live more fulfilling lives, and make our contribution to the world.
Ether Nepenthes (they/them) is the Operations Manager for We Make The Path CIC.
Their professional background ranges from promoting fair trade and sustainable development with NGOs to remote troubleshooting, as well as public administrative work and, more recently, mentoring for creative writing.
Ether's lived experience with chronic illness and their keen interest in uplifting their fellow marginalised siblings is what led them to We Make The Path CIC.
As Operations Manager, Ether works behind the scenes to make We Make The Path CIC a smooth and fulfilling experience for the chronically ill people it serves.
Alexis (pronouns: she/they) is a bon vivant muse, multi-disciplinary artist, and ancestral sorceress, devoted to the work of radical luxury as apocalypse medicine.
Expertise: business administration, spiritual alignment
Tiana (pronouns: she/her) is a fat body liberation coach out to destroy the belief that you have to be skinny to be happy and healthy.
Expertise: project management, body liberation
Anuradha (pronouns: Anuradha) is the CEO of The Kowtha Consellation. Anuradha's work is undoing the impact of indoctrination from capitalism and colonialism on who we are and how we do our work in the world.
Expertise: diversity, equity and inclusion
Sarah Mariann Martland
Sarah (pronouns: she/they) is the founder of Trauma & Co. She is a Trauma Support Practitioner & Consultant, providing online individual and community support to people living with trauma and to professionals working with trauma.
Expertise: working with trauma
Heidi supports our work as a desk researcher, seeking out academic and policy papers which are relevant to our work.
Tootkin provides additional administrative support, and also acts as an extra sounding board for our ideas.