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’ve been working with Julie since 2013 and over those five years I’ve been impressed by her thoughtful and positive approach to each project she’s been involved with, whatever her role. Julie has a strong commitment to, and expertise in equality, diversity and inclusion – she has a high level of knowledge and understanding, and applies the principles to the work she undertakes. Julie is particularly well-versed in gender and LGBT equality; I’ve seen her address these in a wide range of formal and informal learning situations. She is good at listening, paying attention to different suggestions and always treats people respectfully. Julie is a great colleague with genuine warmth and integrity.

I really value working with Julie, and I’m happy to recommend her – I’m certainly looking forward to our next joint project!

Sue Regan, Social Researcher and Equality Consultant

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I attended Julie’s session on Gender and Coaching at the Coaching Exchange in Newcastle. I found the session really informative and helpful – it made me reflect on my own experience and on issues I come up against regularly in my work as a coach and supervisor. Julie’s approach is inclusive and thought-provoking, with a touch of humour, which helped to make the environment a safe one to discuss potentially difficult issues. She’s also clearly an expert on her subject.

I would certainly recommend anyone to attend one of her workshops or events.

Trish Brady, Trish Brady Consultancy