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Keren Jackson

2017 Fellow

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BlueFire Ireland

Keren Jackson is CEO and founder of BlueFire, a social enterprise empowering young people to create innovative solutions to fostering integration in their communities. Founded in 2013, BlueFire has since reached over 15,000 people. The organisation runs 4 programmes including an annual intercultural festival, youth empowerment programmes for 18 – 30 year olds and community integration workshops for 13 – 17 year olds. Keren was also a finalist in the Rising Star Programme, a global search to find one young person and send them to space. She has also spoken at One Young World, TEDx Dublin and is a Yunus&Youth fellow.