Julie Mentor

Project Leader, Cape Town Embrace, South Africa

Session 574 | The Child in the City: Health, Parks and Play Julie Mentor is the project leader for Cape Town Embrace, an innovative social justice movement seeking to galvanize inter-sectoral and citizen 'social networked' support for children in the first 1000 days of their lives. Cape Town Embrace is currently incubated within the DG Murray Trust. Previously, she worked with PropertyEngine in communications and client services, as a project manager for the Little Village Literacy Campaign, and as the marketing and communications coordinator for the Centre for Early Childhood Development. Ms. Mentor is also an adoption advocate, public speaker and a registered safe care "kangaroo" parent, previously providing care to at-risk babies awaiting adoption placements.