Julie is 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.
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.
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