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Jane Whitworth - Inspiring Scotland

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Fund Manager - Survivors of Child Abuse Support

Jane Whitworth

Jane Whitworth

Jane is driven by a desire to create lasting social impact and improve people’s lives. She is constantly inspired by the creativity and resourcefulness of the charities she works with and believes that those with lived experience are integral to the design, development and management of solutions.

Jane joins Inspiring Scotland as Fund Manager for our Survivors Fund and brings experience in strategic planning, innovation and design thinking. Developing people and ideas are at the heart of her career which spans the third, public and private sectors.

She believes understanding what works and sharing learning is very important and is a Trustee of Evaluation Support Scotland.

Outside work you’ll likely find her in a pair of muddy trail shoes or curled up with a good book.

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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