#MEAction is a global, grassroots network for people with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome based in Los Angeles. We are currently seeking a lawyer in the United Kingdom who can provide pro bono legal advice in relation to registering #MEAction UK as a charity.
Please email Executive Director, Jen Brea with a resume and letter of interest at [email protected] Use the subject line: “Volunteer: UK Lawyer.”
We are an international support, advocacy and education network for Myalgic Encephalomyelitis based in Los Angeles, co-founded by Jennifer Brea and Beth Mazur.
ABOUT OUR FOUNDERS
Jennifer has an AB from Princeton University and was a PhD candidate at Harvard in political science and statistics until a sudden illness left her bedridden. In addition to her work wit #MEAction, she directed the Sundance award-winning documentary, Unrest.
Beth earned her Bachelor’s in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering from MIT. She is interested in how to best use technology to empower ME patients and achieve health equality. She worked as a developer and technical product manager for various for-profit and non-profit technology companies including the Grameen Foundation and Jaspersoft.
Watch Jen’s TED Talk: https://www.ted.com/talks/jen_brea_what_happens_when_you_have_a_disease_doctors_can_t_diagnose
Watch Jen’s Sundance award-winning film, Unrest: http://unrest.film