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Rachael Hatfield


Rachael is currently a Volunteer Coordinator at New Start Highland. Her recent work includes leading on the ‘SQA Where’s Our Say’ campaign. She has been an #Iwill Ambassador since 2018. 

She is in her first year studying Community Development at the University of Glasgow and has experience in helping shape innovative projects for young people including the Highland Youth Work strategy. 

She is a former Vice Chair of the Highland Youth Parliament and a former member of the Scottish Youth Parliament, representing Inverness and Nairn. 

She has written for the Council of Europe Youth Knowledge series and when not working or studying, plays amateur women’s football.

Rachael was born and raised in the Highlands and has experienced the education system as a young person with additional support needs.