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Darwin Bernardo

Darwin is the co-founder of Nutmeg CommUNITY, a youth empowerment organisation that aims to inspire young people to reach their full potential.

Chrissie Giles
Writer and Editor

Chrissie is a writer and editor. She’s worked in medical communications and motor caravan journalism and now writes and edits stories on biology and medicine for Wellcome Trust’s website Mosaic.

Elly O’Brien
Information Specialist and Research Analyst

Elly works as an Information Specialist and Research Analyst, working on a variety of health research project, for the Economist Intelligence Unit’s Healthcare Research Department.

Emily Jost
Arts Educator

With a background in fine art and textiles, Emily is a qualified art teacher who has specialised in museum and gallery education for over 15 years. 

Ken Lim
Software Developer

Ken grew up taking his toys apart with his dad’s screwdriver set, and hacking new ones together. Or at least he tried. He still hasn’t stopped. He currently works as a Developer Manager in the Guardian’s award-winning Digital Development team.

Kenneth Tharp
Chief Executive of The Place

Since 2007, Kenneth has been Chief Executive of The Place, the UK’s leading centre for contemporary dance development.  

Merlin Evans

Merlin is a London based illustrator and arts educator, passionate about recording the world in all its lovely detail. 

Richard Jacques

Classically trained from a young age at the Royal Academy of Music in London with an extensive repertoire, Richard Jacques is a multiple award-winning, BAFTA and IVOR NOVELLO nominated composer for film, television and video games.


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Francis Crick
The Guardian
Little Architect
Crafts Council
House of Illustration
Royal Veterinary College
Wellcome Trust
London Metropolitan Archives
Young Enterprise


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Here’s our write up of the @primarycareers conference with @KQ_London #PrimaryCareers2016

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Can you spot the hack? @PrimaryCareers @britishlibrary @mozilla #girlsinSTEM

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Thanks @BobandRoberta - your art work went down well at today's @PrimaryCareers conference!#PrimaryCareers2016

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Good to see @Keir_Starmer MP supporting today's @PrimaryCareers conference with wise words to the young audience.

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Knowledge Quarter
Netley Primary School
British Library