Author, speaker, and educator Lorraine combines 18 years practical business experience with a passion for, and specialism in, supporting children and young people to develop enterprising, can-do characteristics and skills from an early age.
She collaborates with leading parenting, child development, and early years experts in both the UK and abroad, and her work and insights have featured across national media and national and international parenting, educational magazines, and digital platforms. She is a popular guest speaker at national events and on radio.
Lorraine works with organisations both in the UK and abroad to develop toolkits and programmes for nurturing a can-do mind and skills set in young people. She has developed an Enterprising and Life Skills programme for young learners in South Africa, and last year began supporting family centres in the Middle East with workshops, as well as developing an accredited 'Can-Do Child' programme for parent educators.
Lorraine is an honorary lifetime member of, and expert adviser to, the Board of the National Early Years Trainers and Consultants Organisation (NEyTCO) and an external judge for the Young Enterprise Fiver competition for UK Primary Schools. She is delivers inspirational workshops to schools and universities in support of the Wales Assembly Government's flagship Youth Entrepreneurship strategy.
She is passionate about supporting parents to nurture can-do children, helping them grow up to be happy, confident individuals, achieving their full potential. She lives in South East Wales.