Dr Vita Terry
Vita is an experienced researcher and project manager with a long-standing interest in the voluntary sector. She is currently Vice- Chair of Voscur, an infrastructure organisation in Bristol, and a board member of the Voluntary Sector Studies Network providing particular support with the New Researchers stream, VSVR annual conference and the development opportunities grant. Her research interests are in organisational change, welfare service provision, community participation and empowerment, emotions and wellbeing in voluntary sector work and is currently one of the co-authors in the third report on Human Learning Systems.
Previous experience: Before joining IVAR, she worked as a Research Fellow at the Centre for Voluntary Sector Leadership, Open University, working on projects such as Lloyds Bank Foundation ‘The Value of Small’; Tracking the Transforming Rehabilitation programme; and on collaborative leadership within the voluntary sector.