Adam Seldon

Adam is co-founder and co-director of Lauriston Lights, an education charity aimed at improving the life chances of bright 11-year-olds from disadvantaged backgrounds. The camp focuses on the development of ‘non-cognitive skills’, such as communication skills and character strengths, and uses university students as its mentors on its summer camps. Adam also writes columns for the Huffington Post and was co-founder and first director of the York Union, at the University of York.

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