Sinéad Burke is an activist for inclusion, who believes fashion and design should include everybody. At 3ft 5in, she is a ‘little person’, as is her father. The eldest of five siblings (all of whom are of average height), she was raised – and continues to live – in Ireland. A lifelong fashion-obsessive, who would ask her parents to buy her the September issue of British and American Vogue for her birthday, she initially worked as a schoolteacher. Indeed, it was a teacher-training assignment to start a blog that gave her a platform to write about her passion for fashion and the freedom to challenge the industry from her own perspective. “Nobody gets to choose what they look like, she says, “but we each choose how we behave.” See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.