Lucy Giuliano outlines her goals for cyclists after taking on the role of new campaigns director for Cyclox.
I started as Cyclox’s new Campaigns Director last month. I’m thrilled to have joined Cyclox at an exciting time for cycling in Oxford as we continue to call for safer streets for all.
As my new role covers a range of responsibilities, I thought it would be helpful to share more about my background and my focus.
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Cycling has always been part of my life and I have cycled for as long as I can remember. Whether it’s commuting to work or the weekly shop, from the busy streets of Beijing to the dusty roads of Burkina Faso cycling has been my principal form of transport wherever I’ve lived.
Now with electric assistance and spray painted bright yellow, my cycle has also become my mobility aid after I developed long-term health conditions. Oxford Mail: After studying languages at university, I worked in the UK and abroad in education, volunteer management and digital communications before starting to work in cycling at London Cycling Campaign, RideLondon and Love to Ride.Through these experiences I noticed how male dominated the cycling sector is, so I set up Spoke Out in my home city of Derby to support, encourage and empower more girls, women and non-binary people to cycle.Research and lived experience show that the demographics I work with face specific barriers to cycling.I’ve therefore designed, […]