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Welcome to seeds, a show where we talk with people making a positive impact with their lives.  We are particularly interested in social enterprises and entrepreneurs.  We listen to them reflect on their journeys and take time to dig deeper in order to better understand what really motivates their choices. 

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Dec 10, 2018

Julie co-founded charity KidsCan 13 years ago and is the CEO now.  In this interview we talk about her childhood, her first jobs, the influence of her parents on her life and what led her to start KidsCan.  We also talk about child poverty in New Zealand and what they are seeing on the front line among the almost 800 schools that they are in and how they are supporting children in need.  We then discuss Te Ao Māori and its growing influence on what they are doing at KidsCan.  This is one of those heartbreaking, challenging, encouraging and uplifting interviews as we dive deeper with Julie to really understand what motivates her and what they are doing through KidsCan.

To find out more visit:

https://www.kidscan.org.nz

https://www.facebook.com/KidsCanNZ

@KidsCanNZ

https://www.linkedin.com/company/kidscan-charitable-trust/

https://www.youtube.com/user/KidsCanNZ

"Julie is the CEO and Co-founder of KidsCan with over ten years experience in not-for-profit management.  She is responsible for providing leadership, direction and the coordination of all activities of the Trust in accordance with the goals and objectives of the organisation. Julie's role is to direct strategy and create sustainability in order to grow the activities of the Trust to meet its charitable objectives.  Julie is also responsible for programme development, key partnerships, Government relationships, public relations and the overall day-to-day management of the Trust.

In 2008 Julie was recognised as a Sir Peter Blake Emerging Leader and in 2015 was named as a finalist for Kiwibank New Zealander of the Year – the second time her contribution has been recognised by the national award."