Chine McDonald IS Head of Community Fundraising & Public Engagement at Christian Aid. Prior to that, she worked at World Vision as head of Christian influence & engagement, and before that as Director of Communications at the Evangelical Alliance where she ran threadsuk.com - an online collective for people in their 20s and 30s exploring faith and life.
She read Theology & Religious Studies at Cambridge University before training as a newspaper journalist and over the years has written for several regional and national publications. Chine has been named in lists including: Christianity magazine’s ’33 under 33’, Keep the Faith’s ‘Most Influential Black Christian Women’ and ‘Most inspiring black Christian millennials’.
She loves taking the opportunity to make faith accessible and relevant within the mainstream world and regularly gets to do that through writing and broadcasting. She is a regular contributor to BBC Religion & Ethics programmes, including Thought for the Day on Radio 4’s Today programme, the Daily Service, Pause for Thought and Prayer for the Day.
Chine is the author of Am I Beautiful? – a book exploring body image among Christian women. She also sits on a number of charity boards, including Greenbelt Festival, the Church & Media Network and Christians Against Poverty.