Henrietta Dombey, University of Brighton, UK, has taken leadership responsibilities on the Executive Committee of the UK Literacy Association, formerly the UK Reading Association. She was involved in the name change of the organization. She leads in international aspects of the organization and works actively on European children’s literature committees. Her research and publications involve early literacy, children’s literature, and the role of storytelling and narratives by children. Henrietta is widely regarded as a leading figure in European literacy research. She is an advocate for high quality literacy education and for support of teachers.