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Katie Boswell

Conference reports Katie Boswell 30 March 2019

Making systems change a reality: Reflections from ‘All systems go’!

Systems change is often difficult to understand and almost always very difficult to do, so when I was invited to the IRC’s ‘All systems go’ symposium in the Hague I jumped at the opportunity. Three …

Opinion Katie Boswell 25 January 2019

Can funders tackle homelessness?

The UK is in the midst of a homelessness crisis. On a typical night 4,751 people sleep rough in England—an increase of 169 per cent since 2010—and we know that this is just the tip …

Opinion Katie Boswell and NPC 8 October 2016

What does a good charity look like today?

Recent revelations that money for war veterans ‘vanished’ into ineffective charities raise awkward questions for the sector. According to The Sunday Times, millions from the £35m ($45m) Libor fund went towards charities that promoted unproven …