Jenny Preston, BA (Hons), is a Sociology/Women’s Studies graduate.  Currently employed by the University of Liverpool (funded through various National Institute for Health and Care Research infrastructure and European funding) as a Senior Patient and Public Involvement Manager, coordinating and delivering a global strategy to involve children and families in the design of paediatric health research.  I am also a part-time PhD student at the University of Liverpool in the field of children and young people’s involvement in the design and conduct of clinical research.  I am passionate about empowering young people and families to have say and have their voices heard.