Billie-Jo McDowell
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Generation 2015 profiles: Billie-Jo McDowell

I am a second year Geography student studying at Queen's University Belfast.

I am a care-leaver, having spent around 19 years within Social Services in Northern Ireland.

My experiences have given me a passion for policies in relation to social care and education, and my aim is to allow care-experienced young people to have the same chances and experiences as non-care-experienced young people.

While care-leavers are my main focus, I would like education, both higher and further, to be widely accessible to everyone from a disadvantaged background, with job possibilities at the end.

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  • 30 Mar 2015
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