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Debbie McColgan - Inspiring Scotland

Fund Manager - Autism

Debbie McColgan

Debbie McColgan

Debbie has extensive experience in Financial Services and the Third sector and has previously worked as a Fund Manager for several Inspiring Scotland Funds.

She is passionate about lived experience being at the heart of shaping social policy and about working to tackle the issues faced by those most disadvantaged and vulnerable in Scotland. She    recently retired, but is a huge supporter Inspiring Scotland and couldn’t resist the opportunity to come out of retirement to provide maternity cover for the Autism Fund.

Outside of work Debbie volunteers for the Citizens Advice and Cancer Support UK and enjoys yoga, pilates and walking.

 

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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