Jean Smith

Jean is a professional fundraiser based in London and co-founder and director of the NY Salon. She also co-founded and directed a major volunteer-led arts organization in Birmingham providing a platform for artists to show their work which might otherwise be ignored by mainstream venues. Jean’s work to challenge perceptions of people with disabilities and people living with mental illness has provided an open platform for debate on the issue and she has developed practical strategies to enable more productive, independent living.

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Saturday 17 October 2015, 10.00 Pit Theatre

In conversation: Israel

"Although 'battle' suggests destruction, these were some of the most constructive debates I've taken part in. This was civilised conflict in the best sense of both words."
Julian Baggini, author, Welcome to Everytown: A Journey into the English Mind, and The Ego Trick

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