Katrina Newell

SCI Mentee

Katrina is an experienced youth and community worker in Northern Ireland.

She has particular experience in youth participation, cross-community engagement and outreach and in developmental programmes that challenge discrimination and encourage inclusion.

Katrina has a strong interest in helping to support sustainable, positive change in the lives of some of north Belfast’s most marginalised young people impacted by the legacy of the conflict and facing paramilitary threat, exclusion, or mental health problems.

Katrina has sought new ways of engaging those involved in young peoples’ lives to help address the issues they face including paramilitary threat, low self-esteem, lack of opportunity and addiction.

  1. Mentoring Programme

Based in Belfast, Northern Ireland