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Leanne Anderson - Inspiring Scotland

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Fund Manager - Perinatal & Infant Mental Health

Leanne Anderson

Leanne Anderson

Leanne is passionate about the power of entrepreneurial thought and action to drive social change.

After working in London as part of Sky TV’s marketing graduate programme, Leanne studied entrepreneurship in Boston with the Saltire Foundation before returning to Scotland. She joined a digital tech start-up before taking up a role with Entrepreneurial Scotland. Leanne joined Inspiring Scotland in 2016 to use her experience and knowledge of ambitious and innovative enterprise ideas to achieve social goals.

A champion of investing in the earliest years of life to enable the greatest returns, Leanne is the Fund Manager of the Perinatal and Infant Mental Health Fund.

leanne@inspiringscotland.org.uk

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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