Julie is global editor at Pioneers Post and a freelance writer and editor.
Julie trained as a magazine journalist at Cardiff University, following a degree in social and cultural studies from Nottingham University. She works on projects which do good – recently she's edited magazines for young people in foster care and created a regular online publication to support charity leaders. Her clients include not only social enterprises and charities but also private companies and government departments whose work is embedded in positive social values.
She lives in a small off-grid house on a hillside in Catalunya and is mostly solar-powered.
International collaboration, shared learning, and – maybe most importantly – doing deals. How to assess if time away and the travel is worth it? This week's view is not from our usual Pioneers Post newsroom, but Kuala Lumpur.
The problems of paternalism, why it’s insane to leave China out of the conversation, and the importance of the grassroots – AVPN chief urges the international impact investment community to learn from Asia.
Universities must help create more sustainable economies by not only offering high quality education but also by acting as responsible employers and consumers, say vice-chancellors as Times Higher Education Impact Rankings released.
New facts and figures about size and characteristics of Ireland’s social enterprises expose their strengths as well as the challenges facing the sector, as ministers plan next national social enterprise policy.
African expert hails continent’s first social and solidarity economy strategy for acknowledging those social entrepreneurs who are most isolated from policymakers, but most connected with their communities, at SEWF Policy Forum.