Chine McDonald is head of community fundraising & public engagement at Christian Aid. Prior to that, she led the media & PR team there and before that worked at World Vision as head of influence & engagement. She was previously director of communications at the Evangelical Alliance, including running 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 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. Chine regularly speaks and writes on issues of race and faith. Her second book God Is Not a White Man? will be published by Hodder & Stoughton in May 2021.