She has over 20 years experience working in the community primarily with families and people who have experienced or are at risk of homelessness. Sharon has two grown up children who are both in full-time education. Sharon worked with Niddrie Community Church as a Community Development Worker primarily responsible for the co-ordination of women’s ministry. In October 2012 her ministry role focused solely on 20schemes. Sharon Dickens is the Director of Women’s Ministry’s with 20schemes and has a multifaceted role coordinating the UK office as well as women’s ministry.