Rosalind Patricia-Anne Howells, Baroness Howells of St Davids(1931-), Equal Opportunities Director, Greenwich Racial Equality Council
Sitter in 1 portrait
Baroness Howells was created a Life Peer in 1999 and became Director of the Greenwich Racial Equality Council in 1994. Educated in London and in the United States, Howells was the first black woman to sit on the GLC'S Training Board, the first female member of the Court of Governors of the University of Greenwich and she was the Vice Chair at the London Voluntary Services Council. She worked with the Carnival Liason Committee and the Greater London Action in Race Equality, campaigning for justice in the field of race relations. She is a trustee of the Stephen Lawrence Charitable Trust. In 1955, she married John Charles Howells and they have two daughters.
by Robert Taylor
cibachrome print, 27 January 2000