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Head of the Ragdoll Foundation and Operations Director KIDNET

Karen NewellKaren’s experience and enthusiasm has led her to set up and develop many new projects for children and young people; both on a practical and policy level. Currently Karen is heading up the Ragdoll Foundation and working as Operations Director for KIDNET.

Previously at the London Children’s Rights Commissioners office she worked alongside an advisory group of children in campaigning for a Commissioner.  She has always taken a child’s rights approach to work with and for children and young people, ensuring that their voices are heard and their stories told.

Karen has a Masters in Childhood and the Media and a first class degree in Drama, Film and television.