Euella Jackson
Bristol, UK
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Jennie Cashman Wilson
London, UK

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Euella Jackson

Euella is a 23 year old creative practitioner. Originally from the south-east, she moved to Bristol in 2013 to study sociology and has been there ever since. She started her career at Rife Magazine in 2017 and is now the Engagement Projects Coordinator at Watershed, a freelance writer, a content creator and a Youtuber.

Euella has also worked with Bristol24/7, Bristol Post, the BBC and Rising Arts Agency, a micro-social enterprise whose mission is to nurture diverse participation, staffing and leadership across Bristol’s creative sector. She continues to work with Rising’s director Kamina Walton to provide young artists with professional mentoring, commissioning opportunities, showcase platforms and leadership training. Having finished working on her own short film as part of Channel 4’s Random Acts series, Euella is working with her creative partner Imogen Downes to create a sex-ed website for young people.

Jennie Cashman Wilson

Jennie is the Founder & CEO of the Abram Wilson Foundation and a founding trustee of the Durham Music Trust, which supports the delivery of music education in county Durham and Darlington reaching over 18,000 young people in 2017. Since 2006 she has been based in London working with professional performing artists and educators specialising in a range of genres to produce live events and arts education projects delivered at nationally and internationally recognised venues across the UK including Southbank Centre, the Barbican, Kings Place, and Town Hall & Symphony Hall Birmingham.

Jennie began working with the critically acclaimed award-winning jazz musician, Abram Wilson in 2009 and eventually took on the role of his manager and booking agent in 2011. After Abram passed away in 2012 Jennie established the Abram Wilson Foundation for Creative Arts which aims to help young people become the greatest version of themselves through the performing arts and in particular the art of music.

Since 2012 Jennie has reached over 5,000 individual secondary school students based in deprived areas of London and Birmingham and worked with over 70 performing artists.

In October 2017 Jennie was listed in WISE100, the first ever index to recognise inspiring and influential women in social enterprise, impact investment and social innovation. In January 2018 Jennie went on to win a WACL Future Leader Award and was accepted onto the Clore Leadership Intensive Course.

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