• Who We Are

    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.

  • Staff

    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. 

    We Make The Path CIC is the result.

    Contact Elinor

    Ether Nepenthes - Operations Manager

    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.

    Contact Ether

  • Advisory Board

    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 (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
  • Volunteers


    Heidi supports our work as a desk researcher, seeking out academic and policy papers which are relevant to our work.


    Laura is working with us on our visual branding and marketing.

    Terms & Conditions
    We Make The Path CIC Website Terms & Conditions
    Welcome to our website. If you continue to browse and use this website, you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following terms and conditions of use, which together with our privacy policy govern We Make The Path CIC's relationship with you in relation to this website. If you disagree with any part of these terms and conditions, please do not use our website.
    The term 'We Make The Path CIC' or 'We Make The Path' or 'us' or 'we' refers to the owner of the website. 
    The term 'you' refers to the user or viewer of our website.
    The use of this website is subject to the following terms of use:
    The content of the pages of this website is for your general information and use only. It is subject to change without notice.
    This website uses cookies to monitor browsing preferences. If you do allow cookies to be used, the following personal information may be stored by us for use by third parties: Strikingly, MailerLite.
    Neither we nor any third parties provide any warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy, timeliness, performance, completeness or suitability of the information and materials found or offered on this website for any particular purpose. You acknowledge that such information and materials may contain inaccuracies or errors and we expressly exclude liability for any such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law.
    Your use of any information or materials on this website is entirely at your own risk, for which we shall not be liable. It shall be your own responsibility to ensure that any products, services or information available through this website meet your specific requirements.
    This website contains material which is owned by or licensed to us. This material includes, but is not limited to, the design, layout, look, appearance and graphics. Reproduction is prohibited other than in accordance with the copyright notice, which forms part of these terms and conditions.
    All trade marks reproduced in this website which are not the property of, or licensed to, the operator are acknowledged on the website.
    Unauthorised use of this website may give rise to a claim for damages and/or be a criminal offence.
    From time to time this website may also include links to other websites. These links are provided for your convenience to provide further information. They do not signify that we endorse the website(s). We have no responsibility for the content of the linked website(s).
    Your use of this website and any dispute arising out of such use of the website is subject to the laws of Scotland.
    Privacy Policy
    We Make The Path CIC Privacy Policy
    Privacy Contact
    Name: Elinor Predota
    E-mail: elinor@elinorpredota.com
    The type of personal information we collect 
    We currently collect and process the following information:
        • Personal identifiers, contacts and characteristics (for example, name and contact details)
        • Donations made
        • Purchases made
    How we get the personal information and why we have it
    Most of the personal information we process is provided to us directly by you for one of the following reasons:
        • You subscribe to receive notification of new blogposts
        • You make a donation to the organisation
        • You purchase something from the shop
    We use the information that you have given us in order to provide you with information, services and/or products. 
    We may share this information with Strikingly and/or MailerLite for data processing purposes.
    Under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the lawful bases we rely on for processing this information are:
    (a) Your consent. You are able to remove your consent at any time. You can do this by contacting darkly-sparkly@protonmail.com
    (b) We have a contractual obligation -- e.g. to provide you with a purchased product or service.
    (f) We have a legitimate interest -- e.g. you have expressed interest in our work.
    How we store your personal information 
    Your information is securely stored on our behalf by Strikingly and/or MailerLite. 
    We keep your name and contact details until such time as you unsubscribe from our blog or mailing list. We will then dispose your information by deleting you from the databases held by Strikingly and/or MailerLite.
    Your data protection rights
    Under data protection law, you have rights including:
    Your right of access - You have the right to ask us for copies of your personal information. 
    Your right to rectification - You have the right to ask us to rectify personal information you think is inaccurate. You also have the right to ask us to complete information you think is incomplete. 
    Your right to erasure - You have the right to ask us to erase your personal information in certain circumstances. 
    Your right to restriction of processing - You have the right to ask us to restrict the processing of your personal information in certain circumstances. 
    Your right to object to processing - You have the the right to object to the processing of your personal information in certain circumstances.
    Your right to data portability - You have the right to ask that we transfer the personal information you gave us to another organisation, or to you, in certain circumstances.
    You are not required to pay any charge for exercising your rights. If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you.
    Please contact us at elinor@elinorpredota.com if you wish to make a request.
    How to complain
    If you have any concerns about our use of your personal information, you can make a complaint to us at elinor@elinorpredota.com
    You can also complain to the ICO if you are unhappy with how we have used your data.
    The ICO’s address:            
    Information Commissioner’s Office
    Wycliffe House
    Water Lane
    SK9 5AF
    Helpline number: 0303 123 1113
    ICO website: https://www.ico.org.uk