Carol Ann Whitehead FRSA GGA

Managing Director, The Zebra Partnership

A Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, I am a publishing, events and campaign specialist, Managing Director of The Zebra Partnership (TZP) founded in 2000, a boutique agency that brings together freelancers on a project by project basis across all sectors. A flexible team that can white label, co-produce or work under our own brand. I’ve managed a range of events from 8 to 8000, here in the U.K. and overseas, experience of developing government events and five royal visits since 2004. Gained recognition award as Games Industry Youth Publisher from the European Publishing Institute.


An advocate for women’s rights, equality, diversity, inclusion and improving diversity on Wikipedia I am part of ‘The Peoples Hub UN’ and co-founder of the Global Ada Lovelace Wikieditathon based at the Pankhurst Centre and United Nations Youth Association (UNYA) in Denmark. I’m a guest lecturer at the University of Manchester and UNYA.


I pride myself on selflessly promoting others, for 15 years I have mentored women of all levels and backgrounds. In 2019 when I won the regional and the national Forward Ladies Mentor of the Year Award.
I am the recipient of the Inclusive Companies Certificate of Excellence and Global Goodwill Ambassador