Reporter , Civil Society Media Ltd from May 2011
Kirsty joined Civil Society Media in May as a reporter after completing a journalism course at Kingston University.
She has a degree in history from Swansea University where she ran a painting and decorating project helping vulnerable adults for Discovery Student Volunteering. She also lived in France for six months and speaks fluent French.
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War on Want has called on the Duchess of Cambridge to push the retailer Zara to stop exploiting women in its south-east Asian factories, as it published a report into exploitation of female migrant workers.
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A panel of digital experts should be set up for entrepreneurs to present online giving ideas to, according to Spring Giving, a new digital consortium, in its report on digital giving.
The Royal National Institute of Blind People has developed software that integrates text-to-speech technology with Freeview plus set top boxes.