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Lynn Henni

Lynn Henni

Lynn is an enthusiastic activist for equality and social justice and brings decades of experience in the public sector to our team.

Her knowledge and experience of policy development has helped us to work with Scottish Government, local authorities and communities to design innovative and effective solutions to deep-rooted social problems.

Lynn has worked in a host of Scottish Government roles including Head of European Structural Funds Strategy, Schools Policy Team Leader, Head of International Strategy & Co-ordination and Head of Primary Care Innovation & Strategy Unit, and helped to established the Equality Unit.

With Inspiring Scotland she has worked across several funds, utilising her breadth of expertise to ensure our partner charities have the greatest impact on the people they help.

lynn@inspiringscotland.org.uk

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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