Laura joins Inspiring Scotland from the sport sector having worked across a number of areas including operations, governance and development.
In her most recent role as a Community Project Co-ordinator for the Scottish Football Association, Laura was involved in a number of projects which sought to use the power of football to positively impact society. She has led on the Scottish FA’s refugee and para (disability) football programmes and has worked closely with charities and associations to demonstrate their impact.
Through this work Laura has become passionate about social change and is undertaking a Master’s degree in Social Policy at Strathclyde University. She is excited about putting the skills and knowledge gained so far to good use with the Delivering Equally Safe team.
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 childmindersRead More
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 manyRead More
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 myRead More