humanKINDER Founder Emma Barrett Palmer led a successful and award-winning Social Innovation programme in UK government for over ten years as an advocate for systems change through shared and lived experiences.
Then in September 2015 she started volunteering in Calais.
A community of friends who met in Calais, offering invaluable insight for humanKINDER vision and development. This is Happiness All Around.
Chef, Grower and Food Educator, Sparky has over 25 years experience in kitchens around the world. He is Founder of Source2Sauce. He is a Partner at humanKINDER and The Welcome Tent and working as Head Chef of Production at Osmose Cuisine, a Kitchen Cooperative in Chamonix-Mont-Blanc. Emma and Sparky have been married for 13 years.
Sophie is a public health researcher studying longevity and aging across the lifespan, based in Los Angeles, California.
Her work focuses on preventing Alzheimer’s disease and cognitive decline, improving the quality of life for older people, and increasing awareness of preventive care. She is also a science communicator and loves to write and talk about the intersection of technology and healthcare.
Her insights and bylines have appeared on Forbes, MarketWatch, PBS Next Avenue, Massive Science, Salon, and IEEE Potentials, among others. After getting degrees in bioinformatics and public health, Sophie started Global Health Aging, a publication that provides readers with facts about healthy aging and longevity.
She is passionate about social media and has built online communities of 15K+ followers.
I am a Syrian guy based in Aarhus Denmark. I live with my wife and three lovely kids. We have collaborated with The Welcome Tent in Aarhus in September 2017 and we think it was a super interesting experience.
I am a Master’s Degree Student in International Studies at Aarhus University, Denmark, and hold a degree in Law from Damascus University specializing in Children’s Rights. I am passionate and active in bridging different cultures together and creating better living conditions for my community.
In Denmark I am working on starting two initiatives with refugees from different backgrounds called Den Nye Havn (The New Harbour) and Anaobaba.TV (Me and Daddy TV), both focusing on welcoming refugees, involving them in volunteer work, and helping and supporting each other. in addition, that I am part of many initiatives and projects in Denmark and Europe.
Previously, I worked in Syria as a volunteer coordinator, supporting youth, the poor, people with special needs, orphans, juvenile delinquents and refugees. I also worked for the United Nations Development Program as a field coordinator before and during the Syrian war.
Debalina completed an MSc in Design for Business at the Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design at the University of Dundee. Her final placement in the summer of 2019 was with humanKINDER as Digital and Social Media Strategist.
An inquisitive individual driven by an honest passion to enhance her own learning experiences in a creative working environment.
Dedicated and strong aptitude for social and systems innovation, leadership, causes and problem solving skills.
Believer in the transformative power of design to create a diverse and equal world for all to peacefully coexist.
Looking to explore the sustainable business values of conscious creativity through design to help make our everyday lives better and the planet greener.
Much more about the artists, film-makers, poets and many more we have met and worked with to follow …