Penny Plowman is a gender and organisational development practitioner, trainer, facilitator, researcher, evaluator and mentor with 35 years’ experience in international development. Penny supports organisations build gender knowledge and practical skills. She is a strong advocate of reflective practice, using writing and dialogue as key tools.
Penny is an External Research Associate at the School of International Development University of East Anglia. She runs short courses at post-graduate level and for development practitioners linking theory and practice for equitable development. Her doctoral research examined gender and organisational change through an organisational ethnography of a South African NGO. In this research process,
Penny developed her interest in reflective practice and dialogue for change using the qualitative diary method and photo-voice.
Penny is based in Norwich UK. She has lived and worked in South Africa for three decades and continues to work internationally.
She has experience of working with a range of organisations on gender mainstreaming in different contexts. She has extensive experience of working with small groups enabling personal and group learning.
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