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.
Four celebrities appear in films to tell Co-op customers the benefits of 'buying social' during this year's SEUK-led Buy Social for a Better World campaign. Click through to find out how to get your social enterprise involved.
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