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.
The work of the global social enterprise community is more vital than ever during the global Covid-19 pandemic, says Social Enterprise World Forum chair Helene Malandain in her online welcome address at the first ever SEWF Digital event.
Can philanthropy tackle the root causes of climate change and inequality? Laudes Foundation CEO Leslie Johnston thinks so. The second in our series profiling European leaders in corporate philanthropy.
Former UK prime minister David Cameron – a self-styled "midwife" of social investment – warns that we have a fight on our hands to get impact on the desks of world leaders, at the 2020 GSG Global Impact Summit.
Impact investments globally are this year predicted to reach $1tn, delegates heard today at the annual GSG Global Impact Summit – just one of the big, set piece events in the impact calendar to be held virtually this year.
Are the smallest social enterprises most vulnerable during the coronavirus crisis? We contacted social entrepreneurs all over the world to explore whether they are coping with the pressure to serve their communities and stay afloat.