Leanne is passionate about the power of entrepreneurial thought and action to drive social change.
After a brief time working in a marketing and business development role, Leanne studied entrepreneurship in Boston with the Saltire Foundation before returning to Scotland joining a tech start-up and then Entrepreneurial Scotland.
She joined Inspiring Scotland in 2016 to use her experience and knowledge of ambitious and innovative enterprise ideas to achieve social goals.
Working in the Autism Innovation & Development fund, Leanne uses her experience of delivering bold ideas to help a diverse group of charities supporting people with autism, their families and carers, to do more.
Did you know that Inspiring Scotlandâ€™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 arenâ€™t for everyone â€“ whilst many of us want to share our time and skills with charities and otherRead More
Nine charities offering a range of community and employment projects from around Scotland have been announced as recipients of almost ÂŁ400,000 ofÂ funding aimed at raising societyâ€™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 willRead More
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 peopleRead More