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Amber Vermeulen - Inspiring Scotland

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Fund Support Officer - Autism

Amber Vermeulen

Amber Vermeulen

Amber is committed to amplifying marginalized voices to address inequalities and believes that everyone deserves the chance to thrive. Her values are grounded in authentic collaborations, fostering understanding, and challenging societal norms to create a more equitable and compassionate world.

As an experienced manager with a dynamic work history including entrepreneurship, freelancing, and ongoing study, Amber possesses an array of skills including adeptness in communication, organisation, and commitment to building meaningful relationships.

Amber is enthusiastic about the opportunity to drive meaningful societal change and use her skills to support voluntary sector organisations while working at Inspiring Scotland.

Amber likes doing yoga, playing games, creating nail art, and going out to eat with friends. Her interest in better understanding the experiences of others and love of learning has led her to study towards a psychology degree in her spare time. 

Thrive Outdoors launches new website
12.02.2024

Thrive Outdoors launches new website

The Thrive Outdoors team has today (Monday 12 February 2024) launched a new website to showcase the work of the fund and share resources with the play and outdoor sector. The new site will be a hub for outdoor play champions, offering support, guidance and resources – a one-stop-shop for practitioners, education professionals and childminders

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Putting Infant Mental Health at the forefront with Babies in Scotland conference
09.02.2024

Putting Infant Mental Health at the forefront with Babies in Scotland conference

We kicked off the new year by hosting the first online conference of its kind in Scotland – Infant Mental Health: Babies in Scotland 2024.   This event was in partnership with the Scottish Government and was our biggest event yet with 588 people attending on the day. It was incredible to get that many

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The power of listening to young people and our partner organisations
07.02.2024

The power of listening to young people and our partner organisations

The Scottish Government has recently asked for views on their proposed Care Leavers Payment. As Scotland’s national mentoring programme for children and young people with care experience, our Fund Manager Christine was in a unique position to gather valuable insights from the young people this will affect. Here’s what she found out…    In my

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