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Albany Wallace-Martinez

Albany Wallace-Martinez

Albany is passionate about any work that supports people to live out a fulfilled life. Albany was inspired to study Psychology and Sociology at university after her childhood experiences with dyslexia.

Upon graduating from the University of Aberdeen in 2016, she took time to travel the world. Her journeys abroad brought her to many places, one being Tanzania. Here, she worked on various projects to help improve the livelihoods of those living in rural Mtwara. She also spent time working in social media marketing while living in Seville Spain.

Albany currently supports the work of Inspiring Scotland’s Autism Fund.

How your professional expertise can make a difference
12.02.2020

How your professional expertise can make a difference

Did you know that Inspiring Scotland’s specialist volunteer opportunities enable you to use your skills and expertise for the greater good? Specialist Volunteer Executive Elaine Crichton explains how you can make a difference. Traditional volunteering roles aren’t for everyone – whilst many of us want to share our time and skills with charities and other

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New portfolio focused on understanding autism announced
16.12.2019

New portfolio focused on understanding autism announced

Nine charities offering a range of community and employment projects from around Scotland have been announced as recipients of almost £400,000 of  funding aimed at raising society’s understanding of autism. This fund aims to make employment and community participation more accessible and to help autistic people to live active and independent lives. The fund will

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Playing outside helps children to have a stake in their communities
29.11.2019

Playing outside helps children to have a stake in their communities

By Jill Fraser, Community Play Performance Advisor Community is an old and deeply human idea. It is about sharing; people sharing experiences, sharing places and sharing hopes. We gain a sense of community early in our lives. For children, playing is intrinsically linked to a burgeoning sense of belonging to a bigger group of people

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