Welcome

Welcome to my website…..Thanks for stopping by!

I set up my business in training, facilitation and coaching in 2017, after over fourteen years working as an academic. I draw on my academic expertise and experience to offer training and consultancy around gender and LGBT equality and inclusion to organisations and groups in the private, public or voluntary sector. I gained a coaching qualification in 2017 and offer professional-development coaching within organisations as well as to individuals. I am based in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK but happily work more widely.

I hope you enjoy having a look around the website. If you have any queries or are interested in working together, please get in touch. I look forward to our conversation!

Never doubt that a small group of committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has.
Margaret Mead

 

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I enlisted Julie as a keynote speaker for a high profile regional coaching CPD workshop. Julie facilitated a hugely informative and participative workshop, succeeding to positively engage a group of over 35 HR professionals.  Whilst Julie is clearly an expert in her field, she is unassuming and warm with it.  All participants were comfortable to explore their own unconscious bias and share lots of personal insights with one another during the session, which made for a great learning experience.  The session evaluations were fantastic, reflecting the effort and approach taken by Julie. The only suggestions for enhancement is that people wanted more!

I would highly recommend Julie to anybody who is looking to develop individual and organisational understanding of gender and LGBT equality, she really is the go-to expert in this field and a genuinely lovely person to deal with.

Kate Shahid, Regional Events Co-ordinator, Association for Coaching

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The focus groups that Julie facilitated were incredibly well managed. When discussing more sensitive topics the space always felt respectful, safe and engaging. All of us were able to speak, without feeling pressured to do so.

Focus group participant