Issy Dickinson is a radical feminist and activist both online and in the community. She is studying the social sciences at University of Leeds, in order to gain a Masters Degree. She qualified as a Social Worker (Diploma in Social Work) in 1996 from University of Bradford, where she also gained a BA Hons in Applied Social Studies. She was then employed by West Yorkshire Probation Service for twenty years, as a Sexual Offender Specialist, both in the community and in HMP Leeds. Within this role she concentrated on assessing and reducing the risk of harm presented to women and children, by men who rape and by paedophiles (Minor Attracted Persons).