Jennie to step down as CEO

We have some big news to share from our founder and CEO Jennie Cashman Wilson and Chair of Trustees Collette Philip. Jennie will be stepping down as CEO of the Abram Wilson charity on 31 August. Jennie says:  “It’s been the honour and privilege of my life to build something in Abram’s name and continue…

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Supporting emerging creatives : a publisher’s perspective 

As with many creative industries, getting started in illustrating can be tough. Not all publishers are willing to put time and resources into nurturing and commissioning new talent.  When our CEO Jennie Cashman Wilson began to develop her new book Becoming Brave, her vision was to work with an emerging illustrator.  Her publisher, Little Tiger,…

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Exploring fear and bravery: Tomekah George’s experience as an emerging illustrator

To illustrate her children’s book, Becoming Brave, it was super important for Jennie to work with a publisher who shared her passion for mentoring emerging talent. As such she was extremely thankful that Little Tiger invested the time and resources that are so necessary to develop emerging talent, and that she had the opportunity to…

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