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Laura Rietdyk-Johnson

MA Placement Student

Laura is an MA Youth and Community Development student at Liverpool Hope University. Alongside her Master's degree, she is training to be a youth worker and is currently working towards her JNC (Joint Negotiating Committee) qualification whilst undertaking her placement at Youth Focus North West. Laura has a background in community engagement, campaign management and social media with experience working across the public, private and social enterprise sectors.

She is passionate about youth voice, political education and inclusivity. Her Master's research is focused on how casualised labour affects young people in her native city of Liverpool. Laura has aspirations to specialise in youth voice and build her career as a youth worker across the North West.